Taxon  Report   11305 
Acmispon strigosus  (Nutt.) Brouillet
Strigose lotus
Acmispon strigosus
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Acmispon strigosus
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Acmispon strigosus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Acmispon strigosus, 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 strigosus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Lotus tomentellus
TJM2: Lotus strigosus
More information about  Acmispon strigosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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