Calflora
Taxon  Report   5209    
Lupinus saxosus  Howell
Rock lupine
Lupinus saxosus
© 2011 Matt Below
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus saxosus, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Lupinus saxosus
© 2011 Matt Below
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Northern Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus saxosus var. saxosus
More information about  Lupinus saxosus
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUSA2)

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 19, 2018).

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