Calflora
Taxon  Report   5077    
Lotus stipularis  (Benth.) Greene  var. stipularis   
(no longer an active name)
Balsam bird's foot trefoil,  Balsam lotus, Stipulate lotus
Lotus stipularis var. stipularis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lotus
Parent: Lotus stipularis
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Hosackia stipularis var. stipularis

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia stipularis ssp. balsamifera
PLANTS: Hosackia stipularis
PLANTS: Lotus balsamiferus
NOTE: Lotus stipularis var. stipularis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus stipularis var. stipularis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LOSTS)


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: Jun 18, 2019).