Calflora
Taxon  Report   12131    
Acmispon americanus  (Nutt.) Rydb.
American bird's foot trefoil,  Spanish lotus
Acmispon americanus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus unifoliolatus
ICPN: Lotus purshianus
More information about  Acmispon americanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

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Landscape information from Calscape

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2019).