Calflora
Taxon  Report   11303    
Acmispon prostratus  (Torr. & A. Gray) Brouillet
Nuttall's acmispon
Acmispon prostratus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, Baja California.
also called Lotus nuttallianus
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Habitat: dunes, coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lotus nuttallianus
More information about  Acmispon prostratus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Apr 18, 2019).