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Hosackia crassifolia  Benth.  var. otayensis  (Moran ex Isely) Brouillet
Otay mountain hosackia
Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).
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Parent: Hosackia crassifolia
Genus: Hosackia
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPSLotus crassifolius var. otayensis
Information about  Hosackia crassifolia var. otayensis from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2023. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/03/2023).