wild pea

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Noun1.wild pea - any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vineswild pea - any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Caley pea, Lathyrus hirsutus, rough pea, singletary pea, wild winterpea - a weak-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop
beach pea, Lathyrus japonicus, Lathyrus maritimus, sea pea - wild pea of seashores of north temperate zone having tough roots and purple flowers and useful as a sand binder
Lathyrus palustris, marsh pea - scrambling perennial of damp or marshy areas of Eurasia and North America with purplish flowers
common vetchling, Lathyrus pratensis, meadow pea, yellow vetchling - scrambling perennial Eurasian wild pea having yellowish flowers and compressed seed pods; cultivated for forage
Lathyrus splendens, pride of California - shrubby California perennial having large pink or violet flowers; cultivated as an ornamental
Lalthyrus tingitanus, Tangier pea, Tangier peavine - North African annual resembling the sweet pea having showy but odorless flowers
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The plains were ornamented by the flowers of a pink wood-sorrel, wild peas, cenotherae, and geraniums; and the birds began to lay their eggs.
It is likely derived from a wild pea, Pisum elatius, whose native habitat hugs the Mediterranean from Spain to the Middle East.