Calflora
Taxon  Report   5054    
Lotus micranthus  Benth.  
(no longer an active name)
Desert deervetch,  Hill lotus, Sandiego lotus, Small flowered lotus, Small flowered trefoil
Lotus micranthus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acmispon parviflorus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia parviflora
NOTE: Lotus micranthus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus micranthus

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2020).