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Pisum sativum Linn., Sp.Pl. 727. 1753. Baker in Hook.f.,Fl.Brit.Ind. 2:181.1876; Davis, Fl.Turk.3:370.1970.

Annual, often climbing, stem glabrous, glaucous. Leaf paripinnately compound, rachis ending in a branched tendril, leaflets 2-8, entire or dentate; stipules 1.5-8 cm long, obliquely ovate, toothed at least below, semi-amplexicaul at the base, peduncle ½ to twice as long as the stipule, 1-3-flowered. Calyx 8-15 mm long, teeth longer than the tube, subequal. Corolla white or vexillum lilac and reddish purple. Vexillum 16-30 mm long. Fruit 40-70 mm long, 12-17 mm broad.

1 Flower white, stipules without a reddish spot, seeds usually more than 8 mm, globose and unblotched   Pisum sativum var. sativum
+ Flower 2-coloured, stipules with a reddish spot, seed 4-8 mm, often angled and blotched   Pisum sativum var. arvense

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