Taxon  Report   5128    
Lupinus citrinus  Kellogg  var. deflexus  (Congdon) Jeps.
Mariposa lupine,  Orangeflower lupine
Lupinus citrinus var. deflexus
© 2009 Michael Osborne
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus citrinus var. deflexus
© 2009 Michael Osborne
Lupinus citrinus var. deflexus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lupinus deflexus
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Threatened .

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Lupinus citrinus var. deflexus
© 2009 Michael Osborne
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
CNPS + PLANTS: Lupinus deflexus
More information about  Lupinus citrinus var. deflexus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Oct 22, 2018).

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