Taxon  Report   5080    
Lotus wrangelianus  Fisch. & C. A. Mey.  
(no longer an active name)
Calf lotus,  Chilean bird's foot trefoil, Chilean lotus, Chilean trefoil
Lotus wrangelianus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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 wrangelianus

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hosackia subpinnata
PLANTS: Lotus subpinnatus
NOTE: Lotus wrangelianus is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lotus wrangelianus
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).