Taxon  Report   5125    
Lupinus chamissonis  Eschsch.
Beach blue lupine,  Chamisso bush lupine, Dune bush lupine, Dune lupine
Lupinus chamissonis
© 2013 Robert Sikora
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus chamissonis
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus chamissonis
© 2011 Zoya Akulova
Lupinus chamissonis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lupinus chamissonis
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Coastal Strand

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: coastal

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus chamissonis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
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 17, 2019).