Taxon  Report   11752 
Hosackia gracilis  Benth.
Harlequin lotus
Hosackia gracilis
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
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Hosackia gracilis
© 2000 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org
Hosackia gracilis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Hosackia gracilis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Hosackia gracilis
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Communities:
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS
PLANTS accepted name: Lotus formosissimus
Alternate Names:
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TJM2 + CNPS: Lotus formosissimus
More information about  Hosackia gracilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Mar 27, 2017).

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