Taxon  Report   5185    
Lupinus microcarpus  Sims  var. horizontalis  (A. Heller) Jeps.
Chick lupine
Lupinus microcarpus var. horizontalis, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus microcarpus
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Valley Grassland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Lupinus horizontalis var. horizontalis

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lupinus arenicola
JEF: Lupinus densiflorus var. glareosus
JEF: Lupinus horizontalis var. platypetalus
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Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Dec 13, 2019).