Plants of USA and Canada

Lotus nuttallianus Greene

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Name: Lotus nuttallianus Greene
Nomencl. ref.: Pittonia 2: 150. 1890

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Common names

US name U.S. name: wire bird's-foot trefoil
en English name: Nuttall's lotus

Grown habit: Forb/herb
Duration: Annual

= Hosackia prostrata Nutt.

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Distribution in USA and Canada (*)

Distributional map for Lotus nuttallianus Greene
Map for Lotus nuttallianus 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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