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Pisum (rights holder: Valter Jacinto) © Valter Jacinto


Pisum sativum, the common pea (also known as the garden or field pea), is an herbaceous annual in the Fabaceae (formerly, Leguminosae), originally from the Mediterraean basin and Near East, but now widely grown for its seedpod or legume (a simple dry fruit containing several seeds and splitting along seams on two sides). “Pea” refers to either the small spherical seed or the pod. The name “peas” i... Text © Jacqueline Courteau, modified from Wikipedia

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