Calflora
Taxon  Report   5072    
Lotus scoparius  (Torr. & A. Gray) Ottley  
(no longer an active name)
Common deerweed
Lotus scoparius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Habitat: coastal, slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Acmispon glaber

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus scoparius var. perplexans
NOTE: Lotus scoparius is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus scoparius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOSC2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 09, 2019).