Lathyrus angulatus is a species of wild pea known by the common name angled pea.
- Height: 20-50 cm. Plant glabrous with a developed principal root.
- Stem angular.
- Leaves with 2 very narrow leaflets, the upper ending in a tendril. Stipules lanceolate as long as the stalk.
- Flowers red-blueish, 8-10 mm, solitary on flowering branches as long as the leaf, very slender lengthening in long thin awn. Calyx subequal-toothed, all teeth longer than the calyx-tube. Style straight.
- Fruit : pod lengthened and narrow, about 10 times longer than wide, hairless, tawny when ripe. Seeds nearly as a tube, with small prominent warts.
-Rare in crops.
- Risk of confusion with Lathyrus cicera L.
- Biological type: Annual.
This plant is useful.
How to get rid of:
Put on gloves and gently pull out the plant with the root system, you can use a shovel for convenience