Taxon  Report   5144 
Lupinus excubitus  M.E. Jones  var. medius  (Jepson) Munz
Colorado bush lupine,  Mountain springs bush lupine
Lupinus excubitus var. medius
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Lupinus excubitus var. medius
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
Lupinus excubitus var. medius, a dicot, is a shrub 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 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Lupinus excubitus var. medius
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus excubitus
Communities:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Lupinus albifrons var. medius
PLANTS: Lupinus excubitus ssp. medius
PLANTS: Lupinus grayi var. medius
More information about  Lupinus excubitus var. medius
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Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

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Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUEXM)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 31, 2016).

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