Calflora
Taxon  Report   5106 
Lupinus arboreus  Sims
Coastal bush lupine,  Yellow bush lupine
Lupinus arboreus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
More photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus arboreus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lupinus arboreus
© 2015 Barry Breckling
Lupinus arboreus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations



Bloom Period
Lupinus arboreus
© 2009 Dr. Mark S. Brunell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral
Habitat: coastal
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

More information about  Lupinus arboreus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Cal-IPC 2006:  Species Native to Part of California, but Invasive in Other Parts of the State

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUAR)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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