Latin name: Lathyrus vestitus Nutt. var. vestitus
Pronunciation: LA-thi-rus ves-TIE-tus
Common name: Canyon sweet pea
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Habitat: Shaded places below 5000' in chaparral, coastal sage scrub and oak woodland, from the Santa Monicas through the San Gabriels to the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa Mts
Blooming period: April to June
Name derivations: 1) Lathyrus 2) vestitus