Hosackia
birdsfoot-trefoil, deervetch, lotus
4 species
1 subspecies and varieties
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Hosackia crassifoliabig deervetch
Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades and towards the south in Washington; south to southern California.
Habitat: Moist woods and along streams, from sea level to moderate elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
var. crassifolia – big deervetch
Hosackia gracilisseaside bird's-foot-trefoil
Distribution: From southwest Washington south, on the west side of the Cascades and in the Coast Ranges, to Monteray County, California.
Habitat: On moist soil, from near sea level to lower elevations in the mountains.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Hosackia pinnatameadow bird's-foot-trefoil, meadow deervetch
Distribution: Northwest Washington south to central California, east along rivers to Idaho.
Habitat: Moist soil.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May - July
Hosackia rosearosy bird's-foot-trefoil
Distribution: West of the Cascades in Washington; Washington south to California.
Habitat: Moist woods and along streams.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July