Calflora
Taxon  Report   11149    
Acmispon dendroideus  (Greene) Brouillet  var. dendroideus 
Island broom
Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
© 2003 Keir Morse
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Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
© 2006 Matt Below
Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
© 1993 Dean Wm. Taylor
Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Parent: Acmispon dendroideus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lotus dendroideus var. dendroideus
More information about  Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
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

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 18, 2018).