Species Details

Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens

San Clemente Island bird's-foot trefoil

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Photo of Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Photo of Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Photo of Acmispon argophyllus var. adsurgens
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Scientific Name:
Acmispon argophyllus (A. Gray) Brouillet var. adsurgens (Dunkle) Brouillet
Common Name:
San Clemente Island bird's-foot trefoil
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB2A041
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
15 - 395 meters
50 - 1295 feet
General Habitat:
  • Coastal bluff scrub
  • Coastal scrub
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Rocky
Notes:
Threatened by Navy activities. Feral herbivores removed from SCM Isl., and vegetation recovering. See Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 39:175 (1940) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 20
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 0 0 0 0 20
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 7
Recent <=20 Years 13
Presence:
Presumed Extant 20
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
San Clemente Island Central (3211874), San Clemente Island North (3211885), San Clemente Island South (3211873)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
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