Lathyrus hirsutus is a species of wild pea known by several common names, including Caley pea,singletary pea,hairy vetchling,and Austrian winter pea. It is native to Europe, North Africa, and much of Asia, and it is known from other continents, including North America, as an introduced species
Annual plant 20-50 (70) cm tall. Stems slightly pubescent or completely glabrous, ascending, dicotyledonous, biplane, clinging. The axis of the leaf ends with a branched tendril. Stipules semi-sagittal, 10-12 mm long, shorter than the petiole. Petioles shorter than the leaf blades, with narrow wings, 15-20 mm long. The leaves consist of 1 pair of lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate leaves, 25-70 mm long, 4-12 mm wide, narrowed to the apex, with a tip. Pedicels long, ribbed, ending in a short tip. Inflorescence - sparse, few-flowered raceme. Flowers 10-13 mm long, blue-violet-pink, drooping. Calyx bell, lanceolate teeth, slightly longer than the tube. The flag is round-oval, longer than the shuttle. Beans sessile, linear, 3-3.5 cm long, 7-8 mm wide. Young beans are densely planted with stiff white hairs that sit on the mounds. By the time the beans ripen, the hairs fall out and the beans become rough from the bumps. Seeds are round, black, tuberous. It blooms in May, bears fruit in July.
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