Calflora
Taxon  Report   5202    
Lupinus polyphyllus  Lindl.  var. polyphyllus 
Meadow lupine
Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus
© 2015 Robert Sikora
Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.

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Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus
© 2013 Debra L. Cook
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Parent: Lupinus polyphyllus
Communities: wetland-riparian

Toxicity: MAJOR

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus
More information about  Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).