Taxon  Report   5212 
Lupinus sparsiflorus  Benth.
Coulter's lupine,  Mohave Lupine, Mojave lupine

Lupinus sparsiflorus
© 2010 James M. Andre
Lupinus sparsiflorus, a dicot, is an annual 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 sparsiflorus
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 Information about  Lupinus sparsiflorus  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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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: Oct 05, 2015).

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