Taxon  Report   5144    
Lupinus excubitus  M. E. Jones  var. medius  (Jeps.) Munz
Colorado bush lupine,  Mountain springs bush lupine
Lupinus excubitus var. medius
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus excubitus var. medius
© 2013 Duncan S. Bell
Lupinus excubitus var. medius, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Lupinus excubitus var. medius
© 2011 Anna Bennett
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus excubitus
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Lupinus albifrons var. medius

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Lupinus albifrons var. medius
PLANTS: Lupinus excubitus ssp. medius
PLANTS: Lupinus grayi var. medius
More information about  Lupinus excubitus var. medius
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

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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 17, 2019).