Calflora
Taxon  Report   11295    
Acmispon micranthus  (Torr. & A. Gray) Brouillet
Small flowered lotus
Acmispon micranthus
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Acmispon micranthus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Acmispon micranthus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Acmispon micranthus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Acmispon micranthus
© 2015 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus hamatus
More information about  Acmispon micranthus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).