Theodore Payne California Native Plant Database




Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius

From California Natives Wiki

Jump to: navigation, search
Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius
Enlarge
Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius

Species Name: Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius
Common Name: Streambank Lotus

A low-growing lotus for moist areas. Yellow flowers appear spring through summer. Good for watered areas and butterfly gardens.

Plant Family: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Low, spreading and ascending
Deciduous/Evergreen:
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 7200'
Flower Season: May to September
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?:
Distribution: Throughout CA, including Mojave Desert
Natural Habitat: Open, moist forests, river bottoms, marshy meadows. Elevation: 600-7200'

Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links
Personal tools
Navigation