Taxon  Report   5158    
Lupinus latifolius  J. Agardh
Bigleaf lupine,  Broad leaf lupine, Broadleaf lupine
Lupinus latifolius
© 2001 Steven Thorsted
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus latifolius
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Lupinus latifolius
© 2010 Keir Morse
Lupinus latifolius, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Lupinus latifolius
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Lupinus latifolius
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


Search the International Plants Names Index

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 22, 2019).