Taxon  Report   5210    
Lupinus sericatus  Kellogg
Cobb Mountain lupine
Lupinus sericatus
© 2015 Mitchell Bamford
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus sericatus
© 2011 Jorg Fleige
Lupinus sericatus
© 2007 Jorg Fleige
Lupinus sericatus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lupinus sericatus
© 2015 Mitchell Bamford
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus sericatus
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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 18, 2019).