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Lathyrus japonicus ssp. maritimus

Common name beach pea
Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers purple/white
Size trailing
Light sun
From seed nick and soak, cold stage may be helpful
detailed seed-starting info below

Started from seed, planted in orchard holding area. Didn't keep track of it for the rest of the year, didn't return the next spring.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '02 trade. Soak 2d, baggy 70F (5w), 35F (17d), 70F (nicked at 5d, 40%G 3d after nicking)
  2. Same seed as above. Nicked and soaked, 1d. Baggy 70F (8%G, 6d). No further germination, smelled strongly of ammonia after 19d.

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