Taxon  Report   9152    
Lupinus pusillus  Pursh
Rusty lupine
Lupinus pusillus
© © 2014 Ron Wolf
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus pusillus
© 1993 Gary A. Monroe
Lupinus pusillus
© 2016 Keir Morse
Lupinus pusillus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Lupinus pusillus
© 2014 Ron Wolf
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus pusillus
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


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 20, 2019).