Calflora
Taxon  Report   5147    
Lupinus formosus  Greene
Lupine,  Summer lupine, Western lupine
Lupinus formosus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus proximus
More information about  Lupinus formosus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUFO2)


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: Nov 19, 2019).