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Lupinus microcarpus  Sims  var. densiflorus  (Benth.) Jeps.
Chick lupine,   Dense flowered platycarpos,   Whitewhorl lupine
Lupinus microcarpus var. densiflorus is an annual herb that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Parent: Lupinus microcarpus
Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPNLupinus densiflorus var. altus
JEFLupinus densiflorus var. aureus
ICPNLupinus densiflorus var. densiflorus
JEFLupinus densiflorus var. lacteus
ICPNLupinus densiflorus var. latidens
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Information about  Lupinus microcarpus var. densiflorus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUDED)

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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: 12/03/2022).