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Taxon  Report  
Lupinus variicolor  Steud.

(not an active name)

Manycolored lupine,   Varied lupine
Lupinus variicolor is a shrub that is native to California, and endemic (limited) to California.
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Bloom Period
Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie

Name Status:

Alternate Names:
ICPNLupinus versicolor
JEFLupinus littoralis var. variicolor
PLANTSLupinus versicolor
More information about  Lupinus variicolor
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
USDA PLANTS Profile (LUVE)

BONAP Distribution Map


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: 09/28/2022).