Taxon  Report   10078    
Lotus unifoliolatus  (Hook.) Benth.  
(no longer an active name)
American bird's foot trefoil
Lotus unifoliolatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Acmispon americanus

NOTE: Lotus unifoliolatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus unifoliolatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2019).