Calflora
Taxon  Report   11750    
Hosackia crassifolia  Benth.  var. crassifolia 
Broad leaved lotus
Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia
© 2008 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia
© 1993 Arthur H. Bazell, M.D.
Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Hosackia crassifolia var. crassifolia
© 2006 Christopher L. Christie
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Hosackia
Parent: Hosackia crassifolia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).