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Lupinus truncatus  Nutt.
Blunt leaved lupine,   Collared annual lupine,   Truncate leaf lupine
Lupinus truncatus is an annual herb that is native to California, and found only slightly beyond California borders.
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Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: Do not eat any part of this plant.

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSLupinus truncatus var. burlewii
Information about  Lupinus truncatus from other sources
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUTR2)

Photos on Calflora

Photos on CalPhotos

Google Images

Photos on iNaturalist

ID Tips on PlantID.net

[Wikipedia] Range, Habitat: It is native to the coastal mountain ranges and canyons of Baja California and California as far north as the San Francisco Bay Area. It grows in slope habitat such as chaparral and woodland, including areas that have recently burned. (link added by Mary Ann Machi)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/12/2024).