marsh pea

noun

Definition of marsh pea

: a glabrous scrambling perennial wild pea (Lathyrus palustris) of damp or marshy areas in Eurasia and North America with winged stems, lanceolate and often mucronate leaflets, and rather large pale bluish or purplish flowers

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“Marsh pea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marsh%20pea. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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