Two-flowered Everlasting-pea - Lathyrus grandiflorus
Lathyrus grandiflorus is a herbaceous climber, spreading by suckers, and growing about 1.5m tall. It produces pink-purple flowers in summer.
One pair of leaflets; the stems are angled but not winged.
A photo of the the whole plant, showing stems and leaves as well as flowers
A persistent garden escape in hedges, waste ground, etc.
Flowers in summer.
Widespread but infrequent in the wild in Britain.
Rare or under recorded in our area. It was first recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland in 1997.
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