Taxon  Report   5154 
Lupinus hirsutissimus  Benth.
Stinging annual lupine,  Stinging lupine
Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2004 Charles E. Jones
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Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lupinus hirsutissimus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2006 Chris Wagner, SBNF
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Distribution by County 

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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lupinus hirsutissimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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: Feb 19, 2018).

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