Calflora
Taxon  Report   5062    
Lotus pinnatus  Hook.

(not an active name)

Meadow bird's foot trefoil,   Pinnate leaved lotus,   Pinnate lotus
Lotus pinnatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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

Bloom Period
Family: Fabaceae  
Genus: Lotus

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSHosackia pinnata
More information about  Lotus pinnatus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/27/2021).