Calflora
Taxon  Report   5106    
Lupinus arboreus  Sims
Coastal bush lupine,  Yellow bush lupine
Lupinus arboreus, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America. This plant can be invasive in parts of California.
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Observation Search
(1401 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: coastal

Communities: Coastal Strand, Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
More information about  Lupinus arboreus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUAR)

Cal-IPC 2006:  Species Native to Part of California, but Invasive in Other Parts of the State


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).