Common names: Blue-flower'd Lathyrus, Chichling-vetch Indian Pea, Riga Pea, Dogtooth Pea, Khesari
Species: Lathyrus sativus
Modern Genus: Lathyrus
Modern Species: Lathyrus sativus
Modern Family: Fabaceae al. Leguminosae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae.
Plant Type: annual
Color: blue or milk-white
Season: "flowers in June and July"
Native Region: "A native of France, Spain and Italy."
Artist: J. Sowerby