Taxon  Report   10078 
Lotus unifoliolatus  (Hook.) Benth.
American bird's foot trefoil
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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Bloom Period
Communities: 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.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Lotus unifoliolatus var. unifoliolatus
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
 
 Information about  Lotus unifoliolatus  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOUN)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 20, 2014).

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