Taxon  Report   5054    
Lotus micranthus  Benth.  
(no longer an active name)
Desert deervetch,  Hill lotus, Sandiego lotus, Small flowered lotus, Small flowered trefoil
Lotus micranthus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Acmispon parviflorus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia parviflora
NOTE: Lotus micranthus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus micranthus
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 02, 2020).