Monographs Details: Lotus heermannii var. orbicularis (A.Gray) 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 - Range as given in key. Sandy flats and dunes, somewhat upwards to pine woodland. 0-300 (?) ft. (March-) April-May (-July).

Discussion:Hosackia heermannii var? orbicularis Gray (1864); L. heermannii var orbicularis (Gray) Isely (1978). H. tomentosa H. & A. (1832); Syrmatium tomentosum (H. & A.) Vog. (1836); L. tomentosus (H. & A.) Greene (1890) non Desr. (1789); L. eriophorus Greene (1893); S. eriophorum (Greene) Hell. (1913); L. heermannii var eriophorus (Greene) Ottley (1944). Drepanolobus lanatus Nutt. (1838) pro syn.