Taxon  Report   11757    
Hosackia rosea  Eastw.
Rose flowered lotus
Hosackia rosea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Lotus aboriginus

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia

Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Lotus aboriginus

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lotus aboriginus
More information about  Hosackia rosea
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2020).