Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 13367 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Lotus unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth.
Infraspecific    var. unifoliolatus 
Common name   American bird's-foot trefoil
Collector(s)
L. Koepke   s.n.  
Coll. Date 17 June 2009 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Oregon
Clatsop County
Locality Ecola, on path to headland viewpoint just west of entrance, Lewis and Clark National Historic Park.
    
Habitat Notes sandy soil substrate, 180 aspect, 80% slope, southern face of headland, Picea present on top of slope, open meadoy area on slope, full sun, assoc. spec: Mahonia aquifolium, Picea sitchensis, Rosa nutkana, Dactylis glomerata, Pteridium aquilinum, Gaultheria shallon. 
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
Specimen Notes collection number: 20090617-11; NPS accession# LEWI-00185, catalog# LEWI 3834 DUP. 

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Lotus unifoliolatus var. unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth.

     Acmispon americanum (Nutt.) Rydb.
     Hosackia americana (Nutt.) Piper
     Lotus americanus (Nutt.) Bisch., non Vell.
     Lotus purshianus F.E. & E.G. Clem.
     Lotus purshianus var. glaber (Nutt.) Munz
     Lotus sericeus Pursh, non Moench

Common Name(s): American bird's-foot trefoil, American bird's-foot-trefoil, prairie trefoil, Spanish clover.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=528945, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Lotus
                                        Species: Lotus unifoliolatus
                                            Variety: Lotus unifoliolatus var. unifoliolatus
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 13367s1.jpg

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Links

Taxon Links for species Lotus unifoliolatus  (Hook.) Benth.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Lotus+unifoliolatus

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