Calflora
Taxon  Report   11147    
Acmispon argyraeus  (Greene) Brouillet  var. multicaulis  (Ottley) Brouillet
Canyon Bird's-foot Trefoil,  Scrub Lotus
Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
© 2010 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
© 2012 Keir Morse
Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
© 2012 Keir Morse
Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lotus argyraeus var. multicaulis
More information about  Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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