Taxon  Report   5044    
Lotus hamatus  Greene  
(no longer an active name)
San diego bird's foot trefoil,  San diego birdsfoot trefoil, Small flowered lotus
Lotus hamatus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acmispon micranthus

NOTE: Lotus hamatus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus hamatus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 11, 2019).