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Canyon Bird's-foot-trefoil (Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 133932
  • Lifeform: Subshrub, Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 12/02/2022

Where is Canyon Bird's-foot-trefoil (Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Canyon Bird's-foot-trefoil can be found in California, Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Canyon Bird's-foot-trefoil (Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis)?

CPC's Plant Sponsorship Program provides long term stewardship of rare plants in our National Collection. We are so grateful for all our donors who have made the Plant Sponsorship Program so successful. We are in the process of acknowledging all our wonderful plant sponsorship donors on our website. This is a work in progress and will be updated regularly.

Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 12/02/2022
  • Seed Collection Orthodox Seed Banking

California Botanic Garden collected this species from the wild in September, 2022, and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis
Authority (Ottley) Isely
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 449701
ITIS 528917
Duration Perennial
Common Names Canyon Bird's-foot-trefoil
Associated Scientific Names Acmispon argyraeus var. multicaulis | Lotus argyraeus var. multicaulis
State Rank
State State Rank
California S2
Nevada S1
Ecological Relationships


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