Lathyrus sylvestris, Lathco

Flat Pea, Lathco

Hardy rhizomatous legume; excellent for soil stabilization in infertile soils; seed must be incorporated into the soil to achieve successful establishment.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Flat Pea, Lathco
  • Species Type:
    Naturalized
  • Product Categories:
  • Habitat:
    Borders of fields and thickets.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer
  • Flower Color:
    Purple, Pink, White
  • Typical Height:
    6.5 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 7.8
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Shade
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    8,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 12 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$16.80/lb

Description

A durable legume cover mix for disturbed sites and steep slopes. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer

ColorSearchTerms

Pink, Purple, White

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Perennial

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