Taxon  Report   5078 
Lotus strigosus  (Nutt.) E. Greene  (not an active name; please see Acmispon strigosus)
Bishop's lotus,  Hairy lotus, Strigose bird's foot trefoil, Strigose lotus

Lotus strigosus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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 [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 accepted name: Acmispon strigosus
 NOTE: Lotus strigosus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 26, 2015).

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