Plants of
South Australia
Lotus cruentus
Leguminosae
Red Bird's-foot Trefoil,
Red-flower Lotus
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Adelaide
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Ceduna
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Keith
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Botanical art

Kath Alcock paintings: 4

Prior names

Lotus australis var. pubescens

Lotus australis var. exstipulatus

Lotus australis var. parviflorus

Lotus australis var. coccineus

Lotus australis var. behrii

Lotus australis var. behrianus

Lotus coccineus

Common names

Red Bird's-foot Trefoil

Red-flower Lotus

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: North Western, Lake Eyre, Nullarbor, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, Green Adelaide
NRM regions: Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)