Taxon  Report   5034 
Lotus crassifolius  (Benth.) Greene  var. otayensis  Isely  (not an active name; please see Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis)
Big deervetch,  Otay mtn. deervetch, Otay mtn. lotus
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Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent Record Lotus crassifolius
Habitat: disturbed
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN + 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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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: May 20, 2018).

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