Taxon  Report   5096 
Lupinus albicaulis  Douglas
Sickle keeled lupine,  Sicklekeel lupine, White stemmed lupine
Lupinus albicaulis
© 2007 Jerry Murray
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Lupinus albicaulis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lupinus albicaulis
© 2015 John Doyen
Lupinus albicaulis, 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 albicaulis
© 2016 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Lupinus purpurascens
ICPN: Lupinus sylvestris
More information about  Lupinus albicaulis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2018).

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