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

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

ICPN accepted 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
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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