Calflora
Taxon  Report   11751    
Hosackia crassifolia  Benth.  var. otayensis  (Moran ex Isely) Brouillet
Otay mountain hosackia
Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
© 2010 Anna Bennett
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Parent: Hosackia crassifolia
Communities: Chaparral

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 16, 2018).

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