Taxon  Report   10092 
Lupinus sparsiflorus  Benth.  ssp. sparsiflorus   (not an active name)
Coulter's lupine
Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus
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Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus, 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 sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent Record Lupinus sparsiflorus
Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub
Toxicity: MAJOR   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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NOTE: Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus
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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 20, 2018).

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