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Kinds

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Andrenidae  Perdita trisignata @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae @ AMNH_PBI (5)
Apidae  Anthophora @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Anthophora columbariae @ UCRC_ENT (1); LACM_ENTB (6)

Anthophora crotchii @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Anthophora estebana @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Anthophora neglecta @ LACM_ENTB (2)

Anthophora petrophila @ LACM_ENTB (3)

Anthophora timberlakei @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Anthophora urbana @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Bombus californicus @ LACM_ENTB (1); EMEC (2); BMEC_ENT (1)

Bombus caliginosus @ EMEC (1)

Bombus crotchii @ BMEC_ENT (1)

Bombus melanopygus @ EMEC (2)

Bombus pensylvanicus @ LACM_ENTB (5)

Bombus vandykei @ EMEC (1)

Bombus vosnesenskii @ EMEC_JPS__JPS (1)

Diadasia laticauda @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Melissodes bimaculata @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Crabronidae  Cerceris @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Eurytomidae  Bruchophagus @ UCREM (2)
Largidae  Largus cinctus @ UCR_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidiellum ehrhorni @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Anthidiellum notatum @ AMNH_BEE (1); UCRC_ENT (4)

Anthidium clypeodentatum @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Anthidium collectum @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Anthidium jocosum @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Anthidium maculosum @ UCRC_ENT (3); AMNH_BEE (1)

Anthidium mormonum @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Anthidium oblongatum @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Anthidium tenuiflorae @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Anthidium utahense @ UCRC_ENT (6)

Ashmeadiella timberlakei @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Hoplitis bunocephala @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Hoplitis grinnelli @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Hoplitis howardi @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Megachile @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Megachile manicata @ I_GID (1)

Megachile subexilis @ UCRC_ENT (5)

Osmia @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Osmia albolateralis @ LACM_ENTB (4)

Osmia calcarata @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia californica @ EMEC (1)

Osmia gabrielis @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia latisulcata @ LACM_ENTB (4); EMEC (1)

Osmia liogastra @ LACM_ENTB (3)

Osmia montana @ EMEC (1)

Osmia nifoata @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia nigrobarbata @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia physariae @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia sedula @ LACM_ENTB (1)

Osmia texana @ EMEC (4)

Osmia @ I_JSA (3)
Miridae  Irbisia californica @ UCR_ENT (1)

Lopidea nigridia @ AMNH_ENT (12)
Reduviidae  Apiomerus crassipes @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Apiomerus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Rhynocoris ventralis @ AMNH_PBI (1)
_  IMG 4578 @ I_SUR (1)

unknown unknown @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Lotus L.
trefoil


General Information
Symbol: LOTUS
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : CAN   I,N
HI   I
L48   I,N
SPM   I
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Native Status:
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Lotus L. – trefoil

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 72 species of Lotus . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Lotus aboriginus</i>
Jeps.
Lotus aboriginus
rosy bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus alamosanus</i>
(Rose) Gentry
Lotus alamosanus
Sonoran bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus alpinus</i>
(Ser.) Schleich. ex Ramond
Lotus alpinus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus angustissimus</i>
L.
Lotus angustissimus
slender bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus arabicus</i>
L.
Lotus arabicus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus arenarius</i>
Brot.
Lotus arenarius
Distribution of <i>
Lotus argophyllus</i>
(A. Gray) Greene
Lotus argophyllus
silver bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus argyraeus</i>
(Greene) Greene
Lotus argyraeus
canyon bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus benthamii</i>
Greene
Lotus benthamii
Bentham's broom Distribution of <i>
Lotus chihuahuanus</i>
(S. Watson) Greene
Lotus chihuahuanus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus collinus</i>
(Boiss.) Heldr.
Lotus collinus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus conimbricensis</i>
Brot.
Lotus conimbricensis
Distribution of <i>
Lotus conjugatus</i>
L.
Lotus conjugatus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus corniculatus</i>
L.
Lotus corniculatus
bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus crassifolius</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus crassifolius
big deervetch Distribution of <i>
Lotus creticus</i>
L.
Lotus creticus
creta trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus cytisoides</i>
L.
Lotus cytisoides
Distribution of <i>
Lotus dendroideus</i>
(Greene) Greene
Lotus dendroideus
island broom Distribution of <i>
Lotus denticulatus</i>
(E. Drew) Greene
Lotus denticulatus
riverbar bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus discolor</i>
E. Mey.
Lotus discolor
Distribution of <i>
Lotus edulis</i>
L.
Lotus edulis
Distribution of <i>
Lotus formosissimus</i>
Greene
Lotus formosissimus
seaside bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus gebelia</i>
Vent.
Lotus gebelia
Distribution of <i>
Lotus glareosus</i>
Boiss. & Reut.
Lotus glareosus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus glaucus</i>
Aiton
Lotus glaucus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus glinoides</i>
Delile
Lotus glinoides
Distribution of <i>
Lotus grandiflorus</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus grandiflorus
chaparral bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus greenei</i>
Ottley ex Kearney & Peebles
Lotus greenei
Greene's bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus halophilus</i>
Boiss. & Spruner
Lotus halophilus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus hamatus</i>
Greene
Lotus hamatus
San Diego bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus haydonii</i>
(Orcutt) Greene
Lotus haydonii
rock bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus heermannii</i>
(Durand & Hilg.) Greene
Lotus heermannii
Heermann's bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus hillebrandii</i>
Christ
Lotus hillebrandii
Distribution of <i>
Lotus humistratus</i>
Greene
Lotus humistratus
foothill deervetch Distribution of <i>
Lotus incanus</i>
(Torr.) Greene
Lotus incanus
woolly bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus junceus</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus junceus
rush broom Distribution of <i>
Lotus lancerottensis</i>
Webb & Berthel.
Lotus lancerottensis
Distribution of <i>
Lotus macrotrichus</i>
Boiss.
Lotus macrotrichus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus maritimus</i>
L.
Lotus maritimus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus maroccanus</i>
Ball
Lotus maroccanus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus mearnsii</i>
(Britton) Greene
Lotus mearnsii
Mearns' bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus micranthus</i>
Benth.
Lotus micranthus
desert deervetch Distribution of <i>
Lotus nevadensis</i>
(S. Watson) Greene
Lotus nevadensis
Nevada bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus nuttallianus</i>
Greene
Lotus nuttallianus
wire bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus oblongifolius</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus oblongifolius
streambank bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus ornithopodioides</i>
L.
Lotus ornithopodioides
Distribution of <i>
Lotus palaestinus</i>
(Boiss. & Blanche) Blatt.
Lotus palaestinus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus palustris</i>
Willd.
Lotus palustris
Distribution of <i>
Lotus parviflorus</i>
Desf.
Lotus parviflorus
smallflower bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus pedunculatus</i>
Cav.
Lotus pedunculatus
big trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus peregrinus</i>
L.
Lotus peregrinus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus pinnatus</i>
Hook.
Lotus pinnatus
meadow bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus plebeius</i>
(Brandegee) Barneby
Lotus plebeius
New Mexico bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus preslii</i>
Ten.
Lotus preslii
Distribution of <i>
Lotus procumbens</i>
(Greene) Greene
Lotus procumbens
silky deerweed Distribution of <i>
Lotus purpureus</i>
Webb
Lotus purpureus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus rigidus</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus rigidus
shrubby deervetch Distribution of <i>
Lotus rubriflorus</i>
H. Sharsm.
Lotus rubriflorus
redflower bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus salsuginosus</i>
Greene
Lotus salsuginosus
coastal bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus scoparius</i>
(Nutt.) Ottley
Lotus scoparius
common deerweed Distribution of <i>
Lotus sessilifolius</i>
DC.
Lotus sessilifolius
Distribution of <i>
Lotus stipularis</i>
(Benth.) Greene
Lotus stipularis
balsam bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus strictus</i>
Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Lotus strictus
Distribution of <i>
Lotus strigosus</i>
(Nutt.) Greene
Lotus strigosus
strigose bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus subbiflorus</i>
Lag.
Lotus subbiflorus
hairy bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus tenuis</i>
Waldst. & Kit. ex Willd.
Lotus tenuis
narrowleaf trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus unifoliolatus</i>
(Hook.) Benth.
Lotus unifoliolatus
American bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus utahensis</i>
Ottley
Lotus utahensis
Utah bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus weilleri</i>
Maire
Lotus weilleri
Distribution of <i>
Lotus wrangelianus</i>
Fisch. & C.A. Mey.
Lotus wrangelianus
Chilean bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus wrightii</i>
(A. Gray) Greene
Lotus wrightii
Wright's deervetch Distribution of <i>
Lotus yollabolliensis</i>
Munz
Lotus yollabolliensis
Yolla Bolly bird's-foot trefoil Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Low Minor Low

Cover

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Martin

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4901 0134 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0503 0543 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 0000 0000 0503 0555 [detail]
© 2003 Joseph Dougherty/ecology.org

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4903 0110 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4574 0130 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 8266 3261 2621 0003 [detail]
William R. Hewlett
© 1999 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0081 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
ID: 8120 3181 4903 0109 [detail]
Charles Webber
© 1998 California Academy of Sciences

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
Nuttall's Lotus
ID: 6121 1611 3983 0082 [detail]
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California

Lotus sp.
Lotus sp.
Wild Pea
ID: 0000 0000 0209 0770 [detail]
© 2009 Todd A. Hamilton

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