Taxon  Report   11286    
Acmispon heermannii  (Durand & Hilg.) Brouillet
Heermann's lotus
Acmispon heermannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon heermannii
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Acmispon heermannii
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Acmispon heermannii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Acmispon heermannii
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Habitat: streambanks, canyons

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus heermannii
More information about  Acmispon heermannii
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 (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 17, 2019).