Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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  Lotus unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth. var. unifoliolatus image
Photographer: Thayne Tuason           

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Fabaceae
Lotus unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth. var. unifoliolatus
deer-vetch, prairie trefoil, Spanish-clover
Lotus: from Greek and originally applied to a fruit which was said to make those who tasted it forget their homes
unifoliolatus: one leaved
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Status: Introduced - adventive
Plant: annual forb

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All Lotus list Google- Images or Text
Acmispon americanum (Nutt.) Rydb.
Hosackia americana (Nutt.) Piper
Hosackia unifoliolata Hook.
Lotus americanus (Nutt.) Bisch.
Lotus purshianus Clem. & E.G.Clem.
Lotus purshianus Clem. & E.G.Clem. var. glaber (Nutt.) Munz
Lotus purshianus Clem. & E.G.Clem. var. purshianus
Lotus sericeus Pursh, non Moench
Trigonella americana Nutt.

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