Calflora
Taxon  Report   11299    
Acmispon parviflorus  (Benth.) D.D. Sokoloff
Hill lotus
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Acmispon parviflorus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Acmispon parviflorus
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus micranthus
More information about  Acmispon parviflorus
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)

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 19, 2019).