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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acmispon||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acmispon maritimus (Nutt.) D.D. Sokoloff
Habit: Annual, often fleshy, glabrous or strigose. Stem: clustered, prostrate or ascending, 0.5--5 dm. Leaf: irregularly pinnate; stipules generally not apparent; leaflets 3--7, 5--15 mm, obovate to +- round; axis flat, +- blade-like. Inflorescence: generally 2--4-flowered (1st formed often 1--2-flowered, fruit often only 1), peduncle 5--15 mm, bracted or not. Flower: calyx lobes < tube, strigose; corolla bright yellow; stigma glabrous. Fruit: dehiscent, ascending, exserted, generally 1.5--3 cm, narrowly oblong, often curved, flat, occasionally with small horn-like processes; beak hooked, 0.5--1.5 mm. Seed: 5--9. Chromosomes: 2n=14.
Synonyms: Lotus salsuginosus Greene
eFlora Treatment Author: Luc Brouillet
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acmispon junceus var. junceus
Next taxon: Acmispon maritimus var. brevivexillus
Citation for this treatment: Luc Brouillet 2016. Acmispon maritimus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=91714, accessed on October 26, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 26, 2016.