Species Details

Acmispon rubriflorus

red-flowered bird's-foot trefoil

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Photo of Acmispon rubriflorus
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Photo of Acmispon rubriflorus
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Photo of Acmispon rubriflorus
© 2011 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Scientific Name:
Acmispon rubriflorus (Sharsm.) D.D. Sokoloff
Common Name:
red-flowered bird's-foot trefoil
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB2A150
USDA Plants Symbol:
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jun
Elevation:
200 - 425 meters
655 - 1395 feet
General Habitat:
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Valley and foothill grassland
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Known from only four disjunct occurrences. Threatened by development, and probably by grazing and non-native plants. Field work needed. See MadroƱo 6(2):56 (1941) for original description.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 8
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 1 0 0 6
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 8
Recent <=20 Years 0
Presence:
Presumed Extant 8
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Stanislaus (STA), Tehama (TEH)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Copper Mtn. (3712143), Dales (4012231), Gilmore Peak (3912235), Hall Ridge (3912276), Leesville (3912224), Lodoga (3912234), Mt. Boardman (3712144), Newville (3912275)
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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