Taxon  Report   11274    
Acmispon argyraeus  (Greene) Brouillet
Canyon birdsfoot trefoil
Acmispon argyraeus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon argyraeus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Acmispon argyraeus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Acmispon argyraeus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Acmispon argyraeus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus argyraeus
More information about  Acmispon argyraeus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).