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Lupinus arboreus  Sims  var. eximius  (Burtt Davy) C. P. Sm.
San mateo tree lupine
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius is a shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lupinus eximius
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(41 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Parent: Lupinus arboreus
Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

Alternate Names:
CNPSLupinus eximius
PLANTSLupinus eximius
Information about  Lupinus arboreus var. eximius from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (LUEX2)

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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 11/29/2022).