Lathyrus vernus (28)
|English name : Spring pea – Scientific name : Lathyrus vernus - Family : Fabaceae|
Description : This is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with upright, angular stems, mid- to dark-green leaves, with two to four pairs of sharp, pointed, pinnate leaflets, up to 8cm long.
The flowers are produced in short racemes of up to six flowers, 2cm in length, reddish-purple in colour and becoming shaded greenish-blue with age.
The plant may cause mild stomach upset if ingested.
Photo info : Picture taken an afternoon in a mountain clearing... Only cropped, resized and framed in 720x540 for TN and my website.
Technique : FUJIFILM FinePix S6500 - Mode A - Auto focus - Aperture f3.7 - Shutter speed 1/125s - Iso 200 - White balance : day light - Flash not fired - Focal 95mm equiv - File JPG fine - Handheld.