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Lotus scoparius (Nutt. ) Ottley
Life   Plantae   Dicotyledoneae   Fabaceae   Lotus

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Apidae  Anthophora californica @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Anthophora columbariae @ BBSL (2)

Anthophora urbana @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Anthophorula torticornis @ BBSL (1)

Eucera venusta @ BBSL (1)

Xylocopa tabaniformis @ BBSL (1)
Cicadellidae  Ceratagallia ( @ UCR_ENT (1)

Huleria @ UCR_ENT (2)
Coreidae  Catorhintha @ UCR_ENT (1)
Largidae  Largus cinctus @ UCR_ENT (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidiellum robertsoni @ BBSL__KWC (2); BBSL__BERK (1); BBSL (2)

Ashmeadiella timberlakei @ BBSL (1); BBSL__KWC (7)

Atoposmia hypostomalis @ BBSL__KWC (2)

Dioxys pomonae @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Dioxys producta @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Hoplitis albifrons @ BBSL (1)

Hoplitis howardi @ BBSL__KWC (12); BBSL (2)

Hoplitis hypocrita @ BBSL__LAKU (1); BBSL (3)

Hoplitis sambuci @ BBSL__BERK (1); BBSL__KWC (1); BBSL__LAKU (1)

Megachile angelarum @ BBSL (1)

Megachile gentilis @ BBSL (1)

Megachile rotundata @ BBSL (3)

Osmia atrocyanea @ BBSL (4)

Osmia bruneri @ BBSL__OSMIA (3)

Osmia cara @ BBSL (2)

Osmia clarescens @ BBSL (1)

Osmia coloradensis @ BBSL__KWC (2)

Osmia cyanella @ BBSL (2); BBSL__KWC (4); BBSL__BBSLID (1)

Osmia cyanopoda @ BBSL__KWC (5)

Osmia gabrielis @ BBSL (2); BBSL__BBSLID (1)

Osmia granulosa @ BBSL__BBSLID (1); BBSL (4)

Osmia integra @ BBSL__KWC (2); BBSL__BBSLID (7)

Osmia kincaidii @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Osmia laeta @ BBSL (3)

Osmia nanula @ BBSL (3)

Osmia nigrobarbata @ BBSL__KWC (1)

Osmia raritatis @ BBSL (1); BBSL__KWC (4)

Osmia tristella @ BBSL (1); BBSL__KWC (2)
Miridae  Aoplonema princeps @ AMNH_PBI (5)

Aoplonema rubrum @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Coquillettia vicina @ AMNH_PBI (8)

Irbisia oreas @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Irbisia silvosa @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Irbisia sita @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Lopidea garryae @ AMNH_ENT (2)

Lopidea marginata @ UCR_ENT (50); AMNH_ENT (71)

Lygus hesperus @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Phytocoris californicus @ AMNH_ENT (1)
Nogodinidae  Danepteryx manca @ UCR_ENT (3)

Dictyobia atra @ UCR_ENT (7)
Pentatomidae  Holcostethus abbreviatus @ UCR_ENT (1)
Reduviidae  Apiomerus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Pselliopus spinicollis @ UCR_ENT (1)
Rhopalidae  Arhyssus lateralis @ UCR_ENT (1)

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Lotus scoparius (Nutt.) Ottley
common deerweed

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General Information
Symbol: LOSC2
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Subshrub
Native Status : L48   N
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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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
Species Lotus scoparius (Nutt.) Ottley – common deerweed

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Lotus scoparius . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Lotus scoparius</i>
(Nutt.) Ottley var. <i>
Lotus scoparius var. brevialatus
western bird's-foot trefoil Distribution of <i>
Lotus scoparius</i>
(Nutt.) Ottley var. <i>
scoparius </i>
Lotus scoparius var. scoparius
common deerweed

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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