New York Metropolitan Flora

Lotus unifoliolatus (Hook.) Benth. - Prairie Trefoil

Non-native , Rare

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 02/19/2013

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Common Names

Prairie Trefoil

General Discussion

This species is native to the Midwest.  It has been reported from Fairfield Co., CT, but no specimens have been seen.

Nomenclature

Synonym:

Lotus americanus (Nutt.) Bisch.