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PlantFiles: Large Leaved Lotus, Chaparral Bird's Foot Trefoil, Chaparral Lotus
Lotus grandiflorus

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Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Lotus (LO-tus) (Info)
Species: grandiflorus (gran-dih-FLOR-us) (Info)

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red
Pale Yellow
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral ecrane3 On Jun 28, 2007, ecrane3 from Dublin, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

California native, occurs in Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, and Chaparral plant communities. Short lived perennial.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dublin, California
Richmond, California



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