Taxon  Report   5154    
Lupinus hirsutissimus  Benth.
Stinging annual lupine,  Stinging lupine
Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2018 Rachelle Gray
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2008 Keir Morse
Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2013 John Doyen
Lupinus hirsutissimus, 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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Lupinus hirsutissimus
© 2004 Michelle Cloud-Hughes
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral

Toxicity: MAJOR

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus hirsutissimus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 17, 2019).