Calflora
Taxon  Report   5199    
Lupinus polyphyllus  Lindl.
Bigleaf lupine,  Bog lupine, Meadow lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus
© 2003 George W. Hartwell
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus polyphyllus
© 2004 Nick Kurzenko
Lupinus polyphyllus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lupinus polyphyllus
© 2007 Dianne Fristrom
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus polyphyllus var. grandifolius
More information about  Lupinus polyphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUPO2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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