writer, warrior, whack-a-doodle

Beauty Comes in Tiny Packages

Beauty Comes in Tiny Packages

June 5, 2015
Posted in: Nature | Reading Time: 1 minute


There are several species of the genus Acmispon, and they are difficult to distinguish. I’m taking a wild guess that this is the Acmispon glaber, otherwise known as Common Deerweed, California Broom or Western Birds-Foot Trefoil.

Found in dry areas of CA, it blooms from March to August. Its flowers are tiny, 7-11 mm, yellow and clustered together. They become reddish with age. The A. glaber food is consumed by hummingbirds, bees, butterfly and deer. In sufficient amount, it is a habitat and shelter for the world’s rarest butterfly, the Palos Verdes Blue, found only in southwest LA County. These A. glabers were found in Santa Cruz Mountains.

Ain't Too Proud to Beg

Treat Jar

Like what you're reading? Buy the pups a bone!

Leave a Review on LinkedIn

No cash for the treat jar but you'd like to show the love? No problem! Connect with me on LinkedIn and endorse my creative writing skills. Let me know how the pups and I can love ya back! 

Leave a Reply

One comment on “Beauty Comes in Tiny Packages”

Meet the Team Behind Wild Dingo

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram