Taxon  Report   5034 
Lotus crassifolius  (Benth.) E. Greene  var. otayensis  Isely   (not an active name; please see Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis)
Otay Mtn. lotus,  Otay mtn. deervetch, big deervetch
Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [1B.1] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
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Habitat: disturbed [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent Record Lotus crassifolius.
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
TJM2 + CNPS accepted name: Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis
 NOTE: Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
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Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 30, 2015).

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