Taxon  Report   5097 
Lupinus albifrons  Benth.
Silver lupine,  silver bush lupine
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
Lupinus albifrons
© 2015 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Lupinus albifrons
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
(many plant communities), Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Lupinus albifrons var. abramsii
Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons
Lupinus albifrons var. collinus
Lupinus albifrons var. douglasii
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus fragrans
 Information about  Lupinus albifrons  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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Lupinus albifrons
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 31, 2015).

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