Taxon  Report   10086 
Lupinus benthamii  A. Heller  var. opimus  C. P. Sm.
Spider lupine
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Lupinus benthamii var. opimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus benthamii
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ICPN accepted name: Lupinus benthamii
More information about  Lupinus benthamii var. opimus
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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: Jun 24, 2018).

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