Taxon  Report   5072 
Lotus scoparius  (Nutt.) Ottley
common deerweed, deerweed
Lotus scoparius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Joshua Tree Woodland
Habitat: coastal, slopes [Walker]
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 PLANTS + JM93
TJM2: accepted name: Acmispon glaber
 
 NOTE: Lotus scoparius is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
 Information about  Lotus scoparius  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOSC2)

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 19, 2014).

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