Taxon  Report   5067    
Lotus rigidus  (Benth.) Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Desert lotus,  Desert rock pea, Shrubby deervetch
Lotus rigidus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acmispon rigidus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia rigida
NOTE: Lotus rigidus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus rigidus
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 11, 2019).