Taxon  Report   11299 
Acmispon parviflorus  (Benth.) D.D. Sokoloff
Hill lotus
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Acmispon parviflorus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Acmispon parviflorus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Acmispon parviflorus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Lotus micranthus
More information about  Acmispon parviflorus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos and ID tips from

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 25, 2017).

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