Taxon  Report   5097 
Lupinus albifrons  Benth.
Silver bush lupine,  Silver lupine
Lupinus albifrons
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Lupinus albifrons
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Lupinus albifrons
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
Lupinus albifrons, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus albifrons
© 2008 Keir Morse
(many plant communities), Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus fragrans
More information about  Lupinus albifrons
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jan 18, 2018).

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