Taxon  Report   5132    
Lupinus croceus  Eastw.
Mt. eddy lupine
Lupinus croceus
© 2016 Jason Matthias Mills
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus croceus
© 2011 Steve Matson
Lupinus croceus
© 2000 Dianne Fristrom
Lupinus croceus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Lupinus croceus
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus croceus
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


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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).