USDA Forest Service Celebrating Wildflowers
Critically Imperiled Plant Profile
(Not Listed or Proposed under the Endangered Species Act)
Horseshoe deer vetch. Photo by John Anderson in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.
Horseshoe deer vetch grows on white powdery gypseous limestone soils formed from Tertiary lakebed deposits. These soils, which are found in several disjunct locations in central Arizona, are home to a whole group of rare plants. Photo by John Anderson in Arizona Rare Plant Field Guide, 2001.
Lotus mearnsii var. equisolensis range map.
Lotus mearnsii var. equisolensis, Mearn's bird's-foot trefoil
- Other common name(s): Horseshoe deer vetch
- NatureServe has not assessed threats yet
National Forest and Grassland Occurrence
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Last modified: Thursday, 08-Dec-2011 15:43:00 EST