Taxon  Report   5108    
Lupinus arbustus  Douglas
Long spurred lupine,  Longspur lupine
Lupinus arbustus
© 2014 John Doyen
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus arbustus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus arbustus
© 2004 Steve Matson
Lupinus arbustus, 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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Lupinus arbustus
© 2012 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus arbustus ssp. arbustus
ICPN: Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus
ICPN: Lupinus arbustus var. montanus
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More information about  Lupinus arbustus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 23, 2019).