Taxon  Report   5130 
Lupinus constancei  T. W. Nelson & J. P. Nelson
Lassics lupine
Lupinus constancei
© Amelia Ryan
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Lupinus constancei
© 2015 Amelia Ryan
Lupinus constancei
© 2008 Jennifer L. Kalt
Lupinus constancei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lupinus humboldtii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

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Lupinus constancei
© 2011 Jesse E. D. Miller
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System]    
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN + PLANTS: Lupinus lepidus var. constancei
CNPS: Lupinus humboldtii
More information about  Lupinus constancei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

CDFW seeks infomation related to Lassics Lupine:  California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Jepson eFlora

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: Sep 20, 2018).

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