sweet pea

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sweet pea • n. a climbing plant (genus Lathyrus) of the pea family, widely cultivated for its colorful fragrant flowers.

sweet pea

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sweet pea Climbing annual plant native to Italy. Widely cultivated as an ornamental, it has fragrant, butterfly-shaped flowers of white, pink, purple, red or orange. Height: to 1.8m (6ft). Family Fabaceae/Leguminosae; species Lathyrus odoratus.