Lathyrus japonicus (Sea Pea)(Hama-endo)


Vivid colors that spread across the coast

Lathyrus japonicus (sea pea) is a perennial that grows on the sea coast; it belongs to the Fabaceae family. Its flowers are larger and more vivid in color than those of Vicia sativa (common vetch), another member of the family Fabaceae that grows in the field, and it looks like a violet. From April to early July, the coast along the Ohechi route is beautifully decorated with the flowers of this plant.


Kushimoto Town
Eda, Kushimoto Town
Season / Time zone
Spring Summer(April - July) / Daytime
Weather conditions
Sunny Cloudy
Frequency of appearance
According to seasons


60 minutes’ walk from JR Tako Station

Recommended spot

JR Tako Station > JR Kushimoto Station