Latin name: Acmispon strigosus (Nutt.) Brouillet
  Pronunciation: ak-MIS-pon stry-GO-sus

  Common name: Strigose lotus, Bishop lotus
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Common in dry disturbed places to 5000',
  cismontane inland to desert edge, coastal scrub, foot-
  hills, chaparral, many plant communities

  Blooming period: March to June
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Acmispon  2) strigosus
  Formerly Lotus strigosus
Return to Home Page