Taxon  Report   5167    
Lupinus lepidus  Douglas ex Lindl.  var. culbertsonii  (Greene) C. P. Sm.
Hockett meadows lupine
Lupinus lepidus var. culbertsonii
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Lupinus lepidus var. culbertsonii, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Lupinus lepidus var. culbertsonii
© 2018 Mary Merriman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus lepidus
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS

PLANTS accepted name:
Lupinus culbertsonii ssp. culbertsonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Lupinus culbertsonii ssp. culbertsonii
ICPN: Lupinus culbertsonii
More information about  Lupinus lepidus var. culbertsonii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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).