Calflora
Taxon  Report   5019    
Lotus angustissimus  L.
Slender bird's foot trefoil,  Slender lotus
Lotus angustissimus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lotus angustissimus
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Lotus angustissimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Lotus angustissimus
© 2015 James Gonsman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lotus corniculatus var. ciliatus
More information about  Lotus angustissimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOAN2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 19, 2018).