Taxon  Report   5059    
Lotus oblongifolius  (Benth.) Greene  
(no longer an active name)
Narrow leaved lotus,  Streambank bird's foot trefoil, Streambank lotus
Lotus oblongifolius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Communities: Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Hosackia oblongifolia

NOTE: Lotus oblongifolius is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus oblongifolius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Feb 25, 2020).