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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus (coastal lotus)

Uncommon, native, annual herb known from only one location on the Preserve (hillside near Atone Road entrance). Flowers are yellow. Blooms in spring. Previous scientific name: Lotus

Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus (coastal lotus) pictured in spring.


Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus (coastal lotus) pictured in spring.


Acmispon maritimus var. maritimus (coastal lotus) pictured in fruit in late spring.