Monographs Details: Lotus oblongifolius var. oblongifolius
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 - S Oregon, w and s Nevada, California and Mexico. Open moist or seepy areas, river bottoms and banks, damp or marshy meadows, open mesic evergreen forest, infrequently ruderal in moist areas as irrigation ditches; widely distributed and locally common. Ca. 2500-8000 ft. June-August.

Discussion:Hosackia oblongifolia Benth. (1849); L. oblongifolius (Benth.) Greene (1890). H. lathyroides Durand & Hilg. (1854); L. lathyroides (Durand & Hilg.) Greene (1890). H. stolonifera var pubescens Torr. (1857). H. torreyi Gray (1873); L. torreyi (Gray) Greene (1890); L. oblongifolius var torreyi (Gray) Ottley (1923). H. torreyi var nevadensis Gray (1873); L. oblongifolius var nevadensis (Gray) Munz (1958). H. oblongifolia var angustifolia Wats. (1876). L. torreyi var seorsus Macbr. (1922). J. R. Larsen (1976) has recently noted the possible value of Lotus oblongifolius and L. crassifolius in revegetation following clear-cut logging.
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