Calflora
Taxon  Report   11296    
Acmispon nevadensis  (S. Watson) Brouillet
Sierra lotus
Acmispon nevadensis
© 2005 Jerry Murray
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Acmispon nevadensis
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Acmispon nevadensis
© 2015 John Doyen
Acmispon nevadensis, 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 nevadensis
© 2010 Vernon Smith
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus nevadensis
More information about  Acmispon nevadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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)

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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 23, 2019).