Taxon  Report   5108 
Lupinus arbustus  Douglas
Long spurred lupine,  Longspur lupine
Lupinus arbustus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
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Lupinus arbustus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus arbustus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lupinus arbustus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus arbustus
© 2014 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus arbustus ssp. arbustus
ICPN: Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus
ICPN: Lupinus arbustus var. montanus
ICPN: Lupinus silvicola
More information about  Lupinus arbustus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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