Taxon  Report   12131 
Acmispon americanus  (Nutt.) Rydb.
American bird's foot trefoil,  Spanish lotus
Acmispon americanus
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Acmispon americanus
© 2001 Jeff Abbas
Acmispon americanus
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Acmispon americanus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Acmispon americanus
© 2013 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Lotus unifoliolatus
TJM2: Lotus purshianus
More information about  Acmispon americanus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 27, 2016).

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