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  • Lathyrus Linifolius
    • Angela Lovegrove
      Posted Apr 13, 2008 5:16 PM

      In the Telegraph Weekend in late January there was an article on the use of this plant to reduce hunger pangs. Common name heath pea and bitter vetch.the author Fiona Houston, a forage ranger. Has anyone come accross it. You have to dig up the tuber to reveal a tiny pea/bean, it is this you eat. It grows in heathland. It was in use by the highlanders when food was scarce
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