Taxon  Report   5058 
Lotus nuttallianus  E. Greene
Nuttall's lotus, wire bird's foot trefoil
Lotus nuttallianus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and to Baja California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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Bloom Period
Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal [CNPS Inventory]
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
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Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Acmispon prostratus
 
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website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LONU4)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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 16, 2014).

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