Calflora
Taxon  Report   5208    
Lupinus rivularis  Douglas ex Lindl.
Riverbank lupine
Lupinus rivularis
© 2005 John Pelafigue
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus rivularis
© 2015 Aaron Arthur
Lupinus rivularis
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Lupinus rivularis, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus rivularis
© 2015 Susan McDougall
Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus lignipes
More information about  Lupinus rivularis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LURI)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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