Taxon  Report   5111 
Lupinus argenteus  Pursh  var. heteranthus  (S. Watson) Barneby
silvery lupine

Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus
© 2008 Steve Matson
Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus, 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 argenteus var. heteranthus
© 1982 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus argenteus.
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus
ICPN: Lupinus caudatus
XWALK: Lupinus inyoensis
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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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 09, 2015).

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