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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lotus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lotus uliginosus Schkuhr
Habit: Perennial herb, often fleshy, glabrous or long-shaggy-hairy, rhizomed. Stem: ascending, generally hollow. Leaf: stipules gland-like or not apparent; leaflets 5, 8--25 mm, 3--15 mm wide, obovate, tip obtuse. Inflorescence: (5)8--12(15)-flowered; peduncle generally 8--14 cm. Flower: calyx 7--8 mm, lobes +- = tube, often outcurved in bud; corolla 10--12(18) mm, yellow. Fruit: (1.5)2--3(3.5) cm, narrowly oblong, glabrous. Seed: few to several. Chromosomes: 2n=24.
Ecology: Wet fields, roadsides; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCo, NCoRO, SnFrB, expected elsewhere; Distribution Outside California: to Washington, sporadic in eastern United States; native to Europe. Flowering Time: Jun--Sep
eFlora Treatment Author: Luc Brouillet
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lotus tenuis
Next taxon: Lupinus
Citation for this treatment: Luc Brouillet 2016. Lotus uliginosus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31591, accessed on May 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 30, 2016.