Calflora
Taxon  Report   11758    
Hosackia stipularis  Benth.
Stipulate lotus
Hosackia stipularis
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hosackia stipularis
© 2003 Norman Jensen
Hosackia stipularis
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Hosackia stipularis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Hosackia stipularis
© 2011 Robert Steers/NPS
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lotus stipularis var. stipularis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus stipularis
More information about  Hosackia stipularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOSTS)

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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