Taxon  Report   10085    
Lupinus benthamii  A. Heller  var. benthamii   
(no longer an active name)
Spider lupine
Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus benthamii
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Valley Grassland, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Lupinus benthamii

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus leptophyllus
NOTE: Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii is no longer an active name.
More information about  Lupinus benthamii var. benthamii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).