Calflora
Taxon  Report   5018    
Lotus aboriginus  Jeps.  
(no longer an active name)
Rose flowered lotus,  Rosy bird's foot trefoil
Lotus aboriginus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Hosackia rosea

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia rosea
PLANTS: Lotus crassifolius var. subglaber
PLANTS: Lotus stipularis var. subglaber
NOTE: Lotus aboriginus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus aboriginus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOAB)


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: Nov 15, 2019).