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Published In: Species Plantarum 2: 727. 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 4/3/2017)
GROWTH: Lifespan: Annual, Perennial
Life form: Herbaceous
Plant-human relationship: Cultivated
ECONOMIC USE: Domestic animal edible: Silage
Human edible: Flowers, Fruits, Leaves, Seeds, Stems
Details: Economic use: Seeds are widely used as food. Immature fruits, flowers, leaves and shoots eaten (Facciola 1998). Reported as used for food by several Native American groups across the United States. (Moerman 1998)
TOXICITY: Toxicity: Animal
Toxic parts: Silage
Details: Toxicity: Pea vine silage is frequently fed to livestock without negative effects, but silage or forage is occasionally reported to cause toxicity, possibly due to a fungal toxin (Burrows & Tyrl 2001, Wagstaff 2008).





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