Lathyrus tuberosus L.

Tuberous pea

source: Franz Xaver (2008), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)
source: Franz Xaver (2008), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (GFDL license)


GrinTax Lathyrus tuberosus L.
The Plant list Lathyrus tuberosus L.
English name Tuberous pea

Crop relationship
Chickling vetch taxon group 2
Sweet pea taxon group 2

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

© 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 E- and Central-Europe
Asia Central-Asia
Africa -
North-America -
South-America naturalized
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, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information