Taxon  Report   5026    
Lotus argyraeus  (Greene) Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Canyon bird's foot trefoil,  Canyon birdsfoot trefoil
Lotus argyraeus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Acmispon argyraeus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus wrightii
NOTE: Lotus argyraeus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus argyraeus
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 29, 2020).