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Lotus oblongifolius  (Benth.) Greene  var. cupreus  (Greene) Ottley

(not an active name)

Copper flowered bird's foot trefoil,   Streambank bird's foot trefoil
Lotus oblongifolius var. cupreus is a perennial herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
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Parent: Lotus oblongifolius
Genus: Lotus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, edges

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSHosackia cuprea
PLANTSLotus cupreus
JEFHosackia oblongifolia var. cuprea
Information about  Lotus oblongifolius var. cupreus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (LOOBC)

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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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 06/15/2024).