Taxon  Report   5074    
Lotus scoparius  (Torr. & A. Gray) Ottley  var. scoparius   
(no longer an active name)
Common deerweed
Lotus scoparius var. scoparius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent: Lotus scoparius
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Acmispon glaber var. glaber

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia glabra
PLANTS: Lotus scoparius var. perplexans
NOTE: Lotus scoparius var. scoparius is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus scoparius var. scoparius
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: Oct 14, 2019).