Calflora
Taxon  Report   11146    
Acmispon argophyllus  (A. Gray) Brouillet  var. niveus  (Greene) Brouillet
Santa cruz island bird's-foot trefoil
Acmispon argophyllus var. niveus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Parent: Acmispon argophyllus
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lotus argophyllus var. niveus
More information about  Acmispon argophyllus var. niveus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Mar 25, 2019).