Taxon  Report   11749    
Hosackia crassifolia  Benth.
Broad leaved lotus
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2018 Aaron Echols
Hosackia crassifolia
© 2009 Keir Morse
Hosackia crassifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Hosackia crassifolia
© 2017 Diane Etchison
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lotus crassifolius var. crassifolius

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus crassifolius
More information about  Hosackia crassifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Jan 19, 2019).