Calflora
Taxon  Report   11280    
Acmispon glaber  (Vogel) Brouillet
Deerweed
Acmispon glaber
© 2011 Vernon Smith
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon glaber
© 2011 Margo Bors
Acmispon glaber
© 2011 Wynn Anderson
Acmispon glaber, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Acmispon glaber
© 2018 Wynn Anderson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Strand, Joshua Tree Woodland

Habitat: coastal, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus scoparius
More information about  Acmispon glaber
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2019).