Monographs Details: Lotus heermannii var. heermannii
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 - Range as given in key. Flats, washes, river banks, canyons, upwards with oak chaparral. Ca. 0-6500 ft. June-July (-Oct.).

Discussion:Hosackia heermannii Dur. & Hilg. (1855); Syrmatium heermannii (Dur. & Hilg.) Greene (1887); L. eriophorus var heermannii (Dur. & Hilg.) Ottley (1923). H. decumbens var glabriuscula H. & A. (1832); H. tomentosa subsp glabriuscula (H. & A.) Abrams (1944).