Taxon  Report   5031 
Lotus corniculatus  L.
Bird's foot trefoil,  Birdfoot deervetch, Broadleaf birdsfoot trefoil
Lotus corniculatus
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Lotus corniculatus
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Lotus corniculatus
© 2014 Steve Matson
Lotus corniculatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lotus corniculatus
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Community:
wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2016).

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