Exserted stigmas on roveja population

I have a lot of plants this year producing exserted stigmas on their flowers, which is not something I saw at all last year. The same plants will also produce normal flowers. It is only within the roveja population. None of the other peas I have are doing this. If there were more flowers doing this and pollinators out, it seems like a good way to allow for promiscuity, but unfortunately few insects visit them this time of year when more attractive flowers are blooming.


That’s a pity that the pollinators aren’t doing much yet, but it’s neat that they’re doing it!

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That’s really interesting and exciting!

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Does roveja cross with other types of peas?

They should be in Pisum sativum, or common pea family, and readily able to cross.