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Lassics Lupine
Lupinus constancei
About Lassics Lupine (Lupinus constancei) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Lupinus constancei is a species of lupine known by the common name The Lassics lupine, or lassicus lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known from only two occurrences in the Lassic Range in the North Coast Ranges. It is a member of the serpentine soils flora of the mountain forests. This is a low, mat-forming perennial herb no more than 15 centimeters high. Each small palmate leaf is made up of 6 or 7 leaflets up to 2 centimeters long and one wide. The herbage is coated in long, shaggy hairs. The inflorescence is a small, dense clump of several centimeter-long flowers. Each flower is pink in color with darker pink at the tip of the keel. The yellowish banner is reflexed. The fruit is a hairy legume pod 1. 5 to 2. 5 centimeters long.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial Herb

5.9 in tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
White, Pink

Wildlife Supported

Butterflies & moths hosted ( 6 likely * ) SHOW ALL

Landscaping Information
Common uses
Common uses
Bee Gardens

Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 45.1" - 90.3", Summer Precipitation: 1.14" - 2.14", Coldest Month: 36.0" - 40.6", Hottest Month: 58.2" - 68.6", Humidity: 0.32" - 20.24", Elevation: 2597" - 5785"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Lassicus Lupine

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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