Taxon  Report   5915    
Onobrychis viciifolia  Scop.
Sainfoin,  Sanfoin
Onobrychis viciifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Onobrychis
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hedysarum onobrychis
PLANTS: Onobrychis sativa
PLANTS: Onobrychis viciaefolia
More information about  Onobrychis viciifolia
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: Aug 23, 2019).