[Bird's-foot Trefoils, Deervetch and Lotuses: The Genus Lotus West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil

Hosackia gracilis

Synonym: Lotus formosissimus

Inflorescence of Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil: Hosackia gracilis (Synonym: Lotus formosissimus)

A close-up of the inflorescence of seaside lotus as seen on bluffs above the Pacific Ocean along the Cape Arago Trail at Shore Acres State Park.........April 19, 2016.

Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil: Hosackia gracilis (Synonym: Lotus formosissimus)

Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil: Hosackia gracilis (Synonym: Lotus formosissimus) - Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil: Hosackia gracilis (Synonym: Lotus formosissimus) - Seaside Lotus, Seaside Bird's-foot Trefoil: Hosackia gracilis (Synonym: Lotus formosissimus)

A close-up of the inflorescence of seaside lotus as seen on bluffs above the Pacific Ocean along the Cape Arago Trail at Shore Acres State Park.........April 19, 2016.

Paul Slichter