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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 733. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 11/2/2016)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 3/17/2017)
GROWTH: Lifespan: Perennial
Life form: Herbaceous
Toxic parts: Forage with seeds
Details: Toxicity: Large quantities of forage with developing seeds cause toxicity in sheep (e.g., Rasmussen et al. 1993). Reported to contain one of the nonprotein amino acids that in other species of Lathyrus cause lathyrism (Burrows & Tyrl 2001).





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