Taxon  Report   5030    
Lotus benthamii  Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Bentham's broom,  Bentham's deerweed
Lotus benthamii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acmispon cytisoides

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia cystoides
PLANTS: Lotus scoparius var. perplexans
NOTE: Lotus benthamii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus benthamii
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: Feb 25, 2020).