Taxon  Report   5109 
Lupinus argenteus  Pursh
Silvery lupine
Lupinus argenteus
© 2012 Jason Matthias Mills
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Lupinus argenteus
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Lupinus argenteus
© 2009 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus argenteus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus argenteus
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus corymbosus
More information about  Lupinus argenteus
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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