Calflora
Taxon  Report   11294    
Acmispon maritimus  (Torr. & A. Gray) D.D. Sokoloff  var. maritimus 
Coastal lotus
Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus
© 2008 Adonis (Don) Tate
Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus
© 2011 Vince Scheidt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Parent: Acmispon maritimus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus salsuginosus var. salsuginosus
More information about  Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).