Latin name: Acmispon maritimus (Torr. & A. Gray) D.D. Sokoloff var. brevivexillus (Ottley) Brouillet
  Pronunciation: ak-MIS-pon mar-IT-i-mus brev-i-VEX-il-lus

  Common name: Short-bannered coastal lotus
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Sandy places to 6000', creosote bush scrub, deserts from Panamint Mts south
  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acmispon 2) maritimus  3) brevivexillus
  Formerly Lotus salsuginosus var. brevivexillus
 
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