Taxon  Report   5196    
Lupinus pachylobus  Greene
Big pod lupine,  Fatpod lupine, Mt. diablo lupine
Lupinus pachylobus
© 2013 Jake Ruygt
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus pachylobus
© 2018 Michael Mitchell
Lupinus pachylobus
© 2018 Michael Mitchell
Lupinus pachylobus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Lupinus pachylobus
© 2018 Michael Mitchell
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Valley Grassland

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus micranthus var. pachylobus
More information about  Lupinus pachylobus
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

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).