Calflora
Taxon  Report   11299    
Acmispon parviflorus  (Benth.) D.D. Sokoloff
Hill lotus
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.
also called Lotus micranthus
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Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lotus micranthus
More information about  Acmispon parviflorus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).