Calflora
Taxon  Report   5217    
Lupinus succulentus  Douglas ex K. Koch
Arroyo lupine,  Hollowleaf annual lupine, Succulent lupine
Lupinus succulentus
© 2011 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Lupinus succulentus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Lupinus succulentus
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Lupinus succulentus, a dicot, is an annual herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

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Lupinus succulentus
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Lupinus
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)

Toxicity: MAJOR

Habitat: slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lupinus succulentus var. layneae
More information about  Lupinus succulentus
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (LUSU3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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