Taxon  Report   5195    
Lupinus onustus  S. Watson
Northern lupine,  Plumas lupine
Lupinus onustus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Toxicity: MAJOR

Serpentine affinity: 3.1; (strong indicator)

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Lupinus violaceus
PLANTS: Lupinus mucronulatus
PLANTS: Lupinus oreganus var. pusillulus
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More information about  Lupinus onustus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Apr 01, 2020).