Taxon  Report   5185 
Lupinus microcarpus  Sims  var. horizontalis  (A. Heller) Jeps.
Chick lupine
Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis
© 2009 Keir Morse
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Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus microcarpus
Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Lupinus horizontalis var. horizontalis
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Lupinus arenicola
ICPN: Lupinus densiflorus var. glareosus
ICPN: Lupinus horizontalis var. horizontalis
ICPN: Lupinus horizontalis var. platypetalus
ICPN: Lupinus horizontalis
More information about  Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis
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: Jun 19, 2018).

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