Taxon  Report   5102    
Lupinus andersonii  S. Watson
Anderson's lupine
Lupinus andersonii
© 2010 Barry Breckling
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus andersonii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lupinus andersonii
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Lupinus andersonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Lupinus andersonii
© 2010 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus rinae
ICPN: Lupinus andersonii var. andersonii
More information about  Lupinus andersonii
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 21, 2019).