Calflora
Taxon  Report   5111    
Lupinus argenteus  Pursh  var. heteranthus  (S. Watson) Barneby
Silvery lupine
Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Fabaceae  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus argenteus

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPNLupinus Xinyoensis
ICPNLupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus
JEFLupinus caudatus
JEFLupinus inyoensis
More information about  Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 05/06/2021).