Plants of USA and Canada

Scientific or common name:

Lotus douglasii Greene

FABACEAE Family selection - Pea family (Angiosperms - Flowering plants)

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Name: Lotus douglasii Greene Taxon selection
Nomencl. ref.: Pittonia 2(9): 149. 1890 [24 Dec 1890]
Rank: species
See: ► Lotus nevadensis (S. Watson) Greene var. douglasii (Greene) Ottley

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Common names

US name U.S. name: Douglas' bird's-foot trefoil

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial

= Lotus nevadensis (S. Watson) Greene var. douglasii (Greene) Ottley
= Hosackia decumbens Benth.

Subspecies / Varieties:
1) Lotus douglasii Greene var. nevadensis (S. Watson) Ottley


Kingdom: Plantae
Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
Superdivision: Spermatophyta
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Lotus

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Lotus douglasii
Lotus douglasii
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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Lotus douglasii Greene
Map for Lotus douglasii Greene
(*) USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (, 28 August 2009). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA

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More species:
1) Lotus douglasii Greene var. nevadensis (S. Watson) Ottley [109]
2) Lotus edulis L. [829]
3) Lotus eriophorus Greene [94]
4) Lotus formosissimus Greene [149]
5) Lotus gebelia Vent. [226]
6) Lotus glaucus Aiton [177]
7) Lotus grandiflorus (Benth.) Greene var. macranthus (Greene) Isely [156]
8) Lotus haydonii (Orcutt) Greene [171]
9) Lotus hillebrandii Christ [172]
10) Lotus lamprocarpus Boiss. [91]

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