Taxon  Report   11749    
Hosackia crassifolia  Benth.
Broad leaved lotus
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2015 Steve Matson
Hosackia crassifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Hosackia crassifolia
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lotus crassifolius var. crassifolius

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus crassifolius
More information about  Hosackia crassifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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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: Nov 18, 2018).

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