Taxon  Report   10078 
Lotus unifoliolatus  (Hook.) Benth.  (not an active name)
American bird's foot trefoil
Lotus unifoliolatus
© 2011 Wynn Anderson
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Lotus unifoliolatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Lotus unifoliolatus
© 2010 Ryan Batten
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
TJM2 accepted name: Acmispon americanus
NOTE: Lotus unifoliolatus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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