Plants of USA and Canada

Lotus argophyllus (A. Gray) Greene

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Name: Lotus argophyllus (A. Gray) Greene

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

Grown habit: Subshrub, Forb/herb
Duration: Perennial


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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

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


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

Genus: Lotus

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