Monographs Details: Lotus salsuginosus var. salsuginosus
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. Coastal scrub to foothill woodlands, dry exposed slopes and ridges, talus, washes, canyons; frequent, locally forming dense carpets. 04000 ft. March-June.

Discussion:Hosackia marĂ­tima Nutt. (1838) non Lotus maritimus (1753); L. salsuginosus Greene (1890); Anisolotus maritimus (Nutt.) Hell. (1912). Flower size is variable, robust plants tending to bear larger flowers.