Taxon  Report   5148 
Lupinus formosus  E. Greene  var. formosus 
Summer lupine,  Western lupine
Lupinus formosus var. formosus
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Lupinus formosus var. formosus
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Lupinus formosus var. formosus
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Lupinus formosus var. formosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lupinus formosus var. formosus
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus formosus
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PLANTS: Lupinus lutosus
More information about  Lupinus formosus var. formosus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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: Jan 17, 2018).

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