Lathyrus nissolia L.

Grass vetchling

source: Bernd Haynold (2007), Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Bernd Haynold (2007), Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Lathyrus nissolia L.
The Plant list Lathyrus nissolia L.
English name Grass vetchling

Crop relationship
Vetchling same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity native
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence rare
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe S-, W- and Central-Europa
Asia SW-Asia
Africa N-Africa
North-America -
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, July 2016
Distribution data GBIF, July 2016

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information