Taxon  Report   5095    
Lupinus affinis  J. Agardh
Fleshy lupine
Lupinus affinis
© 1992 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus affinis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Lupinus affinis
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus nanus var. carnosulus
More information about  Lupinus affinis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).