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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.

General Product Information:

Item Number: LATSYL01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:

Classification: Herbaceous Perennial Legume
Habitat: Borders of fields and thickets.
Bloom Period: July
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.0 – 7.8

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Shade
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 8,000
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 12 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $16.80/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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