Acmispon strigosus

Strigose lotus, formerly Lotus strigosus

  • Height:   under 1 ft
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   solitary
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   yellow
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   316,800
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Acmispon strigosus

Common Name:Strigose lotus
a.k.a.: Lotus strigosus

Acmispon strigosus, a dicot, is a annual herb that is native to California.

US Distribution:beyond CA but confined to w. North America
Plant Community(s):Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, many plant communities,
Habitat:disturbed
Family:Fabaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, ContraCosta, El Dorado, Fresno, Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Madera, Mendocino, Merced, Monterey, Mariposa, Marin, Napa, Orange, Plumas, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Tuolumne, Ventura, Yolo

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

Website references on Google

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