Taxon  Report   5130    
Lupinus constancei  T. W. Nelson & J. P. Nelson
Lassics lupine
Lupinus constancei
© Amelia Ryan
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus constancei
© 2015 Amelia Ryan
Lupinus constancei
© 2008 Jennifer L. Kalt
Lupinus constancei, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lupinus humboldtii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered .

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lupinus constancei
© 2011 Jesse E. D. Miller
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Serpentine affinity: 6.1; (strict endemic)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lupinus lepidus var. constancei
CNPS: Lupinus humboldtii
More information about  Lupinus constancei
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

CDFW seeks infomation related to Lassics Lupine:  California Department of Fish and Wildlife

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 16, 2019).