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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acmispon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acmispon dendroideus (Greene) Brouillet
Habit: Perennial herb, shrub, sparsely or densely strigose or +- silky, green or gray. Stem: decumbent to ascending, 5--20 dm. Leaf: irregularly pinnate; stipules gland-like; leaflets 7--15 mm, elliptic to obovate. Inflorescence: 3--10-flowered, peduncle 0 or 2--10 mm. Flower: calyx 4--6 mm, lobes < tube, thinly strigose to +- glabrous; corolla 8--12 mm, yellow, wings +- = keel, stigma glabrous. Fruit: indehiscent, divergent to descending, soon-exserted, oblong-tapering, straight or curved, not flat; beak narrow, abruptly curved, 2--3 mm. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Note: Island-to-island variants recognized variously; the following distinct in morphology, geography.
Synonyms: Lotus dendroideus (Greene) Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Luc Brouillet
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acmispon cytisoides
Next taxon: Acmispon dendroideus var. dendroideus
Citation for this treatment: Luc Brouillet 2016. Acmispon dendroideus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91707, accessed on February 12, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 12, 2016.