Calflora
Taxon  Report   11754    
Hosackia oblongifolia  Benth.
Narrow leaved lotus
Hosackia oblongifolia
© 2014 John Doyen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hosackia oblongifolia
© 2002 Christopher L. Christie
Hosackia oblongifolia
© 2007 Dianne Fristrom
Hosackia oblongifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Hosackia oblongifolia
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus oblongifolius
More information about  Hosackia oblongifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOOBO2)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 17, 2018).

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