Taxon  Report   5107    
Lupinus arboreus  Sims  var. eximius  (Burtt Davy) C. P. Sm.
San mateo tree lupine
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Lupinus eximius
California Rare Plant Rank: 3.2 (review list).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus arboreus
Toxicity: MAJOR

Communities: Chaparral, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by CNPS

PLANTS other name:
Lupinus eximius

Alternate Names:
CNPS: Lupinus eximius
More information about  Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 23, 2019).