Taxon  Report   11757 
Hosackia rosea  Eastw.
Rose flowered lotus
Hosackia rosea
© 2012 Aaron Arthur
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Hosackia rosea
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Hosackia rosea
© J. E.(Jed) and Bonnie McClellan 2005 California Academy of Sciences
Hosackia rosea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Hosackia rosea
© 2013 Terry Gosliner
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF
PLANTS accepted name: Lotus aboriginus
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ICPN: Lotus aboriginus
More information about  Hosackia rosea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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: Aug 21, 2018).

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