Calflora
Taxon  Report   11292    
Acmispon maritimus  (Torr. & A. Gray) D.D. Sokoloff
Coastal lotus
Acmispon maritimus
© 2004 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon maritimus
© 2004 James M. Andre
Acmispon maritimus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Acmispon maritimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Acmispon maritimus
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus salsuginosus
More information about  Acmispon maritimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2018).

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