Calflora
Taxon  Report   5114    
Lupinus argenteus  Pursh  var. palmeri  (S. Watson) Barneby
Palmer's silver lupine
Lupinus argenteus var. palmeri
© 2011 Steve Matson
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus argenteus var. palmeri, 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 argenteus var. palmeri
© 2011 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus argenteus
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lupinus palmeri

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus palmeri
More information about  Lupinus argenteus var. palmeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUPA3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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