Monographs Details: Lotus crassifolius var. otayensis Moran ex Isely
Authority: Isely, Duane. 1981. Leguminosae of the United States. III. Subfamily Papilionoideae: tribes Sophoreae, Podalyrieae, Loteae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (3): 1-264.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - California, San Diego co. Known only from Otay Mt., vicinity of Doghouse Junction, ca. 3000 ft. May.
Discussion:This striking local form differs from typical Lotus crassifolius in its ample pubescence and reduced ovule number. The pods are often shorter, the calyx teeth narrower, and the keel is broader and abruptly incurved. The few collection sites are from disturbed areas.
Distribution:United States of America North America