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Red-flowered Lotus (Acmispon rubriflorus)

  • Global Rank: G2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State:
  • Nature Serve ID: 137077
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 06/25/2022

Where is Red-flowered Lotus (Acmispon rubriflorus) located in the wild?

Which CPC Partners conserve Red-flowered Lotus (Acmispon rubriflorus)?

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

UC Santa Cruz collected this species from the wild in June and July of 2022 and holds it in seed collection as part of the California Plant Rescue seed banking initiative.

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Taxon Acmispon rubriflorus
Authority H.K. Sharsmith
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 449702
ITIS 26401
Duration Annual
Common Names Red-flowered Lotus
Associated Scientific Names Acmispon rubriflorus | Lotus rubriflorus
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