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Acmispon nevadensis
Nevada bird's-foot trefoil, Nevada deervetch

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.

Habitat: Open, disturbed areas including road cuts, balds, grasslands, and forest edges at low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Acmispon nevadensis (S. Watson) Brouillet
Publication: J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 2(1): 391 (2008). 2008.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lotus nevadensis (S. Watson) Greene [HC]
var. nevadensis – Nevada deervetch    British Columbia to California, east to Idaho; more common west of the Cascades
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Acmispon nevadensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Acmispon nevadensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Acmispon nevadensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Acmispon nevadensis photos.

USDA Plants: Acmispon nevadensis information.

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