Taxon  Report   9152 
Lupinus pusillus  Pursh
Rusty lupine
Lupinus pusillus
© © 2014 Ron Wolf
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Lupinus pusillus
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus pusillus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Lupinus pusillus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Lupinus pusillus
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System]    
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lupinus pusillus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Sep 20, 2018).

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