Taxon  Report   5107 
Lupinus arboreus  Sims  var. eximius  (Burtt Davy) C. P. Sm.
San mateo tree lupine
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
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Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
© 2014 Toni Corelli
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
formerly Lupinus eximius
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   8th Edition

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Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
© 2014 Toni Corelli
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus arboreus
Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS accepted name: Lupinus eximius
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CNPS: Lupinus eximius
More information about  Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
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Commercial availability unknown.
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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: May 26, 2018).

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