pea family


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San Clemente Island lotus is a low growing, sprawling subshrub in the pea family, while the San Clemente Island paintbrush is an erect, hemiparasitic perennial in the broomrape family.
Harvesting Broad Beans THESE large flat beans are among the earliest in the pea family to be ready for harvesting, and some should be ready this month and will taste so much better than many of the tough versions you find in supermarkets.
In this case, like the unrelated members of the pea family, it fixes atmospheric nitrogen, and with the help of a symbiotic fungus nitrogen-rich nodules form on its roots, thus enriching otherwise poor soil for other plants.
1) 20 million years ago This amber was produced by an extinct species of Hymenaea, a flowering plant in the pea family.
legume: a plant in the pea family, or a fruit or a seed from that plant.
Some plants like those in the bean and pea family, get help from their microbial friends.
An herb in the pea family (Fabaceae), Lane Mountain milk-vetch has some interesting life history traits.
Rotenone is a pesticide made from the roots, seeds and leaves of tropical plants in the pea family.
An endangered plant called Sesbania tomentosa--a woody member of the pea family with jade green leaves and orange flowers that grows on the sand dunes of Polihale State Park on Kauai--provides an example of the devastation that heavy traffic on public lands causes rare species.
All belong to the pea family, producing tiny feathery leaves, masses of bright yellow flowers, tan seed pods and thorns.
The leguminosae, or pea family contain perfect flowers and pollination occurs before the flowers open.
Green lentils The lentil is a small pulse and a close cousin of the pea family.
So while the pea family produces a number of edible plants, it also includes a number of poisonous varieties--do not make the assumption that all peas are edible.
a member of the pea family native to Japan, (http://plants.
You will also see the onion family, the pea family, the brassicas (cauliflowers, broccoli and cabbages), the squashes (cucumber, courgettes, MENU: in a melons, marrows) and the sunflower family (lettuce, sunflowers, artichokes).