Taxon  Report   5079 
Lotus uliginosus  Schk.
Marsh lotus
Lotus uliginosus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
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Lotus uliginosus
© 2009 Phil Pullen
Lotus uliginosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lotus uliginosus
© 2006 Doreen L. Smith
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Lotus pedunculatus
More information about  Lotus uliginosus
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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