Calflora
Taxon  Report   11306    
Acmispon wrangelianus  (Fisch. & C. A. Mey.) D. D. Sokoloff
Chilean trefoil
Acmispon wrangelianus
© 2013 Gary McDonald
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Acmispon wrangelianus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Acmispon wrangelianus
© 2015 Jean Pawek
Acmispon wrangelianus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Acmispon wrangelianus
© 2016 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acmispon
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lotus subpinnatus
ICPN: Lotus wrangelianus
More information about  Acmispon wrangelianus
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 24, 2019).