Calflora
Taxon  Report   5186    
Lupinus microcarpus  Sims  var. microcarpus 
Chick lupine,  Valley lupine
Lupinus microcarpus var. microcarpus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus microcarpus

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Lupinus subvexus var. subvexus

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lupinus densiflorus var. austrocollium
JEF: Lupinus subvexus var. transmontanus
JEF: Lupinus subvexus var. subvexus
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More information about  Lupinus microcarpus var. microcarpus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUSUS)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 09, 2020).