Taxon  Report   5192    
Lupinus obtusilobus  A. Heller
Bluntlobe lupine,  Satin lupine, Shasta lupine
Lupinus obtusilobus
© 2019 Belinda Lo
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus obtusilobus
© 2019 Belinda Lo
Lupinus obtusilobus
© 2018 Matt Berger
Lupinus obtusilobus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lupinus obtusilobus
© 2017 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: ridges

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus ornatus var. obtusilobus
More information about  Lupinus obtusilobus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 19, 2019).