Taxon  Report   5021    
Lotus argophyllus  (A. Gray) Greene  var. adsurgens  Dunkle  
(no longer an active name; please see Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens)
San clemente island bird's foot trefoil,  San clemente island hosackia, Santa cruz island silverhosackia
Lotus argophyllus var. adsurgens, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent: Lotus argophyllus
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF + CNPS other name:
Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lotus argophyllus ssp. adsurgens
NOTE: Lotus argophyllus var. adsurgens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus argophyllus var. adsurgens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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 13, 2019).