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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Acmispon wrangelianus (chilean trefoil)

Uncommon, native, perennial shrub found in grassland on the East Mesa, but usually known to occur in the coastal sage-scrub plant community. Flowers are yellow (aging red). Blooms in spring. Previous scientific name: Lotus

Acmispon wrangelianus (Chilean Trefoil). NATIVE. Seedlings, pictured in spring.


Acmispon wrangelianus (Chilean Trefoil). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Acmispon wrangelianus (Chilean Trefoil). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.


Acmispon wrangelianus (Chilean Trefoil). NATIVE. Pictured in spring.