Taxon  Report   5211    
Lupinus shockleyi  S. Watson
Purple desert lupine,  Shockley lupine
Lupinus shockleyi
© 2003 Michael Charters
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus shockleyi
© 2005 Steve Matson
Lupinus shockleyi
© 2013 Neal Kramer
Lupinus shockleyi, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Lupinus shockleyi
© 2015 Keir Morse
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus shockleyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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 23, 2019).