Latin name: Acmispon micranthus (Torr. & A. Gray) Brouillet
  Pronunciation: ak-MIS-pon my-KRAN-thus

  Common name: Small-flowered lotus
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Dry slopes to 5000', coastal sage scrub,
  chaparral, disturbed areas, Peninsular Range

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acmispon
  2) micranthus
  Formerly Lotus hamatus
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