Taxon  Report   5137 
Lupinus elatus  I.M. Johnston
Tall silky lupine
Lupinus elatus
© 2003 Michael Charters
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Lupinus elatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lupinus elatus
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Lupinus albicaulis var. elatus
PLANTS: Lupinus formosus var. elatus
More information about  Lupinus elatus
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 22, 2016).

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