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Torrey's peavine
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Scientific classification
  • Lathyrus villosus Torr.

Lathyrus torreyi, also known as Torrey's peavine and redwood pea, is a perennial legume native to wooded regions of the West Coast of the United States. It ranges from as far north as Pierce County, Washington and south to Monterey, California. It sprouts bluish flowers that range from 8 to 13 millimeters in length.


  • Beidleman, Linda H.; Kozloff, Eugene N. (2003). Plants of the San Francisco Bay Region: Mendocino to Monterey, University of California Press, ISBN: 0-520-23172-4.
  • Niehaus, Theodore F. (1998). A Field Guide to Pacific States Wildflowers: Washington, Oregon, California and adjacent areas, HMCo Field Guides, ISBN: 0-395-91095-1.
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