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wild winterpea


Definitions from WordNet

Noun wild winterpea has 1 sense
  1. singletary pea, Caley pea, rough pea, wild winterpea, Lathyrus hirsutus - week-stemmed winter annual native to Mediterranean region for long established in southern United States; cultivated as a cover and pasture crop
    --1 is a kind of wild pea

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Term: Wild Winterpea


Wild Winterpea is a flowering plant belonging to the legume family. It is characterized by vibrant, pea-like flowers and has a widespread distribution in various regions. This plant is known for its ability to fix nitrogen in the soil, making it valuable in crop rotation. Wild Winterpea is often used in ecological restoration projects and is considered an important food source for wildlife.

Parts of Speech:

  • Noun: Wild Winterpea
  • Adjective: Wild Winterpea plant

Senses and Usages:

  1. Sense: Plant species in the legume family
    • Usage: The wild Winterpea is known for its beautiful flowers.
    • Sample Sentence: I spotted a wild Winterpea blooming in the meadow.
  2. Sense: Nitrogen-fixing plant used in crop rotation
    • Usage: Farmers often include wild Winterpea in their crop rotation cycle to improve soil fertility.
    • Sample Sentence: The wild Winterpea helped enrich the soil, resulting in a bountiful harvest.
  3. Sense: Ecological restoration and wildlife food source
    • Usage: Conservationists encourage the planting of wild Winterpea to restore natural habitats.
    • Sample Sentence: The wild Winterpea attracts various bird species, providing them with a nutritious food source.

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