Shrubby deervetch

Lotus rigidus (syn. Ottleya rigida)

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
5500
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Gila
Graham
La Paz
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Germination rate: 
Fast

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFlooding
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resiliencePollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
Nitrogen fixer