Taxon  Report   10079 
Lotus unifoliolatus  (Hook.) Benth.  var. unifoliolatus 
American bird's foot trefoil
Lotus unifoliolatus var. 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
 and Associations



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
Parent Record Lotus unifoliolatus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Acmispon americanum
PLANTS: Hosackia americana
PLANTS: Lotus americanus
PLANTS: Lotus purshianus var. glaber
PLANTS: Lotus sericeus
 Information about  Lotus unifoliolatus var. unifoliolatus  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOUNU)

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 24, 2014).

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