Jul. 22, 2019

white pea, Lathyrus sativus

Electric blue? Yesterday some of us passed by an unusual electric car. In particular you would notice the absence of a conventional dash, and the two computer screens elevated above a front area like a shelf with two inset bins. What niche was that car trying to fill? That company must be targeting an unusual group of pollinators. Oops, customers. Is this pea, with the unusual color, and challenging access using a similar strategy? Like that car, white pea is an import and has so far found a limited audience. White pea has been reported from CA, MA, MD, OR, WI, ON, and QC. Beal Gardens, MSU, 6/23/14.