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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Arachis hypogaeaPeanutFabaceae or LeguminosaeArachis nambyquarae. Lathyrus esquirolii.42
Lathyrus alatus Fabaceae or LeguminosaeL. clymenus. L.10
Lathyrus aphacaYellow-Flowered PeaFabaceae or Leguminosae 11
Lathyrus ciceraChickling Vetch, Red peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus davidii Fabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus japonicusBeach Pea, Smallflower beach peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 20
Lathyrus japonicus maritimusBeach PeaFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. maritimus.20
Lathyrus latifoliusPerennial Sweet Pea, Perennial peaFabaceae or Leguminosae 10
Lathyrus linifolius montanusBitter VetchFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. macrorrhizus. L. montanus. Orobus tuberosus.20
Lathyrus nervosusLord Anson's PeaFabaceae or LeguminosaeL. magellanicus. Lam.20
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