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.
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2019).