Taxon  Report   10085 
Lupinus benthamii  A. Heller  var. benthamii   (not an active name)
Spider lupine
Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus benthamii
Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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PLANTS: Lupinus leptophyllus
NOTE: Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Feb 18, 2018).

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