Taxon  Report   5036 
Lotus dendroideus  (Greene) Greene  var. dendroideus   (not an active name; please see Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus)
Island broom,  Island deerweed
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Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus
© 2003 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent Record Lotus dendroideus
Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: coastal
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS + JM93
ICPN + CNPS accepted name: Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
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PLANTS: Hosackia dendroidea
PLANTS: Lotus scoparius var. dendroideus
NOTE: Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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