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Lotus unifoliolatus

Lotus unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth.

American Bird's-foot Trefoil

Fabaceae (Pea Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Herb


USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CT , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , LA , MA , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NV , NY , OK , OR , SC , SD , TX , VA , WA , WI , WY
Canada: BC , MB , SK

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lotus unifoliolatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lotus unifoliolatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lotus unifoliolatus


Record Modified: 2014-03-06
Research By: JAM

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