Taxon  Report   5078 
Lotus strigosus  (Nutt.) Greene  (not an active name)
Bishop's lotus,  Hairy lotus, Strigose bird's foot trefoil, Strigose lotus
Lotus strigosus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Lotus strigosus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lotus strigosus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN accepted name: Acmispon strigosus
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lotus hirtellus
NOTE: Lotus strigosus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Lotus strigosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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:   (Accessed: Jun 22, 2018).

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