Plant ID forum: Everlasting Pea (Lathyrus latifolius)

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Name: Elizabeth
Wilmington, NC (Zone 8a)
Jul 26, 2015 8:43 AM CST
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I thought this was a weed until it bloomed. Just noticed it last night. In the second picture I'm holding it up to try to get a better foliage picture and you see the back of the blooms. There aren't many leaves on this vine and I'm holding it in front of an Azalea because - well that's where it is. Gardens at this house are all very crowded. I have a bit of work sorting it all out.
Name: Elizabeth
Wilmington, NC (Zone 8a)
Jul 26, 2015 8:51 AM CST
My sister just told me its a flowering Sweet pea. So I'm all set.
Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Jul 26, 2015 8:41 PM CST
It may reseed like crazy so be on the lookout.
Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Jul 26, 2015 8:56 PM CST
The stems are interesting. It could be the Everlasting Pea/Lathyrus latifolius
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Name: Elizabeth
Wilmington, NC (Zone 8a)
Aug 1, 2015 4:41 AM CST
@Zencat @greene Thanks to both of you! Sorry to be so long getting back to you.

@Zencat Thanks for the warning :)

@greene I believe you are right that its the Everlasting Pea. I checked out your link and the pictures look exactly like mine.

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