Spanish common name : Guisante silvestre.
Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Tarragona.
General distribution : Mediterranean
Flowering time : April. May. June. July.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Cultivated fields, path and road sides.
Characteristics : An herbaceous climbing plant (up to 200 cm.). Leaves are alternate, composite, and terminate in branching tendrils. The stipules are very large with a slightly serrate base. The flowers are also fairly large, with purple wings and an intense rose coloured standard. The fruit is in the form of a legume or pod, turning yellowish when mature, with 6 to 10 seeds. Can de differentiated from the subspecies sativum, by its papillious seeds, smaller stipules and narrower fruit.