Calflora
Taxon  Report   7971    
Thermopsis macrophylla  Hook. & Arn.
California falselupine,  Common false lupine, Santa inez goldenbanner, Santa ynez false lupine
Thermopsis macrophylla, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
California Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .
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Observation Search
(164 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Thermopsis

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + CNPS + PLANTS: Thermopsis macrophylla var. agnina
JEF + PLANTS: Thermopsis macrophylla var. macrophylla
More information about  Thermopsis macrophylla
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (THMA2)


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: Jul 12, 2020).