San Diego Sweetpea is native to San Diego Co., from the coastal areas up to the desert edges. It usually is hiding under Coast Live Oak(Quercus Agrifolia) and is commonly associated with Keckiella cordifolia, Poison Oak, Rhamnus ilicifolia, and Diplacus puniecus.
Syn. Lathyrus vestitus var. alefeldii
Foliage of Lathyrus laetiflorus var. alefeldii has color green and is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Lathyrus laetiflorus var. alefeldii has color violet and has a fragrance.
Communities for Lathyrus laetiflorus var. alefeldii:Chaparral.