Calflora
Taxon  Report   5058 
Lotus nuttallianus  Greene  (not an active name; please see Acmispon prostratus)
Nuttall's lotus,  Wire bird's foot trefoil
Lotus nuttallianus
© 2006 Vince Scheidt
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Lotus nuttallianus
© 2014 Keir Morse
Lotus nuttallianus
© 2014 Keir Morse
Lotus nuttallianus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and Baja California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: [1B.1] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lotus nuttallianus
© 2010 Vince Scheidt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub
Habitat: dunes, coastal
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 + CNPS accepted name: Acmispon prostratus
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Hosackia prostrata
NOTE: Lotus nuttallianus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Lotus nuttallianus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (LONU4)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2018).

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