Taxon  Report   5211 
Lupinus shockleyi  S. Watson
Purple desert lupine,  Shockley lupine
Lupinus shockleyi
© 2015 Keir Morse
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Lupinus shockleyi
© 2005 Steve Matson
Lupinus shockleyi
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Lupinus shockleyi, 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 shockleyi
© 2003 Michael Charters
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Creosote Bush Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Lupinus shockleyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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