Taxon  Report   5183    
Lupinus microcarpus  Sims
Chick lupine
Lupinus microcarpus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus microcarpus
© 2007 Ron Wolf
Lupinus microcarpus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lupinus microcarpus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

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Lupinus microcarpus
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
Toxicity: MAJOR
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Lupinus subvexus var. subvexus

More information about  Lupinus microcarpus
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

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 23, 2019).