Taxon  Report   11269 
Acmispon americanus  (Nutt.) Rydb.  var. americanus 
Spanish lotus
Acmispon americanus var. americanus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Habitat: disturbed [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Parent Record Acmispon americanus.
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Other Names:
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TJM2: Lotus purshianus var. purshianus
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website references on Google

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 16, 2014).

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