Latin name: Acmispon nevadensis (S. Watson) Brouillet
  var. nevadensis

  Pronunciation:
ak-MIS-pon nev-a-DEN-sis

  Common name: Sierra Nevada lotus
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Pine and fir forests, bracken meadows, dry
  slopes, 2500'-8000', South Coast, West Peninsular
  Range, desert mountains

  Blooming period: May to August
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acmispon
  2) nevadensis
  Formerly Lotus nevadensis var. nevadensis
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