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Silver lupine, white-leaf bush lupine, or evergreen lupine, is a perennial species native to California, Oregon, and northern Baja. It grows along the coast, foothills of the Sierras and into the mountains, in dry and open meadows, prairies and forest clearings. It is a member of several plant communities, including coastal sage scrub, chaparral, northern coastal scrub, foothill woodland, and yellow pine forest. It is a perennial shrub, taking up about 2 feet of space and reaching 5 feet. It has...
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Lupinus succulentus is a species of lupine known by the common names hollowleaf annual lupine, arroyo lupine, and succulent lupine. It is native to California, where it is common throughout much of the state, and adjacent sections of Arizona and Baja California. It is known from many types of habitat and it can colonize disturbed areas. The amount of fertility and moisture generally dictates the height of the plant. Prefers moist clay or heavy soils in full sun. The most water tolerant of all Lu...
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Lupinus nanus ("Sky Lupine", "Field Lupine", "Dwarf Lupin" or "Douglas' Annual Lupine"), is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family native to the western United States. It grows abundantly in chaparral clearings and along slopes in California, Nevada, and eastern Oregon. In California it is most common in the Coast Ranges and Sierra foothills. As an annual, it is best grown from seed (see instructions below) and will self-sow.


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Lupinus hirsutissimus is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family known by the common name stinging lupine. It is native to the coastal mountains of Baja California and California as far north as the San Francisco Bay Area, where it grows on dry mountain slopes, including areas that have recently burned. It is an erect annual herb growing 20 centimeters to one meter tall; it may exceed one meter in habitat recovering from wildfire. The stem and herbage are coated in long, stiff hairs that sting...
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Lupinus albifrons var. collinus is one of four varieties of Silver Bush Lupine. Var. collinus grows in northern and central California in the Coast Ranges, Klamath Mountains, and foothills of the northern Sierras. It tends to grow in open and sand or rocks, at elevations from 0-6600 feet.


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Yellow Bush or Coast Lupine is a species Fabaceae (Legume) family native to the western United States in California and Oregon, where it is widely distributed coastal scrub and sand dunes. Because it has been widely introduced, there is some uncertainty about its native range; it is thought to be native from Point Reyes National Seashore south to San Luis Obispo County. It is also considered somewhat invasive and has likely spread well out of its original range, especially around Humboldt Bay (s...
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Lupinus microcarpus (Wide-bannered lupine or Chick lupine), is a species of lupine native to western North America from southwestern British Columbia south to the Mojave Desert in California and Baja California, and also a disjunct population in South America in central Chile and western Argentina. It is very widespread in California, from sea level in the north of the range, up to 1600 meter in the southern part of the state. It is an annual plant growing to 80 centimeter tall. The leaves are p...
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Lupinus polyphyllus is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family that is native to a large part of western North America. In California it is found primarily in the Sierras and other northern mountains. It commonly grows along streams and creeks, preferring moist habitats. It is a perennial herbaceous plant with stout stems growing to 1.5 meter tall. The leaves are palmately compound with (5-) 9-17 leaflets 3-15 centimeter long. The flowers are produced on a tall spike, each flower 1-1.5 centime...
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Lupinus truncatus is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family known by the common name Collared Annual Lupine. It is native to the coastal mountain ranges and canyons of Baja California and California as far north as the San Francisco Bay Area. It grows in slope habitat such as chaparral and woodland, including areas that have recently burned. This is an annual herb growing no more than half a meter tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 8 narrow linear leaflets measuring 2 to 4 centimeters...
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Lupinus bicolor is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family known as the Miniature Lupine due to its diminutive size. It is a showy flowering plant native to western North America from California to British Columbia. In California it is very widespread, often appearing in huge numbers. It is an annual wildflower which often shares a habitat with the California poppy. It has a short, hairy stem and thin, palmately-arranged leaves. The flower cluster is short for a lupine at up to 8 centimeters t...
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Lupinus odoratus is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family known by the common names Royal Lupine or Mojave Lupine. It is native to the Mojave Desert and adjacent western Great Basin in the United States, where it grows in sandy or gravelly soils in open habitat. It is an annual herb growing 10 to 30 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 9 green leaflets up to 2 centimeters long. The herbage is generally hairless except for new growth. The flower cluster is an upright spiral ...
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Lupinus sparsiflorus, Coulter's lupine, is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) family native to North America. In the United States it occurs in California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah, and in Mexico it is found in Baja California and Sonora. In California it is found from the coast to the dry inland mountains of the southern part of the state. Other common names include Mojave lupine, a name it shares with Lupinus odoratus. This is an annual herb growing 20 to 40 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf...
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Lupinus concinnus is a species of lupine known by the common name Bajada lupine. It is native to the southwestern United States from California to Texas, and northern Mexico, where it is known from many types of habitat. This is a hairy erect or decumbent annual herb with a stem growing 10 to 30 centimeters long. Each small palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 9 leaflets up to 3 centimeters long and under a centimeter wide, sometimes narrow and linear in shape. The flower cluster is a dense spiral of...
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Lupinus chamissonis is a species in the Fabaceae (Legume) famly known by a number of common names. It is endemic to California, where it is known from most of the length of the coastline and scattered inland locations. It grows in sand dunes and other immediate coastal habitat. This is a spreading, bushy shrub growing one half to two meters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 9 leaflets up to 2.5 centimeters long. The herbage is coated in silvery hairs. The flower cluster bears whorls of ...
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Lupinus latifolius is a species of lupine known by the common name broadleaf lupine. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to Baja California to New Mexico, where it is common and can be found in several types of habitat. There are several subtaxa, described as subspecies or varieties, some common and some rare. They vary in morphology. In general this plant is an erect perennial herb. It grows 30 centimeters to over two meters in height, in texture hairy to nearly hairless...
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Lupinus longifolius is a species of lupine known by the common name longleaf bush lupine. It is native to the coastal mountain ranges and hillsides of southern California and Baja California, where it grows in local habitat in the canyons and slopes, such as scrub and chaparral. This is a bushy, erect shrub which can reach a maximum height around 1.5 meters. Each palmate leaf is divided into 5 to 10 leaflets up to 6 centimeters long. The herbage is green or gray-green and coated in short, silver...
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Lupinus excubitus is a species of lupine known as the grape soda lupine. Its common name refers to its sweet scent, which is said to be very reminiscent of grape soda. This species and its variants are found in the southwestern United States, especially in California, and in far northern Mexico. The plant is a small shrub with gray-green foliage. The fan-shaped leaves are each made up of 7 to 10 narrow leaflets. The raceme flower cluster is a tall stalk of rich purple flowers, each with a bright...
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Lupinus sericatus is a species of lupine known by the common name Cobb Mountain lupine. It is endemic to the North Coast Ranges of California north of the San Francisco Bay Area, where it grows in the forest, woodlands, and chaparral of the slopes and canyons. It easily colonizes disturbed habitat as well. This is a perennial herb growing up to half a meter tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 4 to 7 distinctive wide spoon-shaped leaflets each 3 to 5 centimeters long. The flower cluster is a ra...
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Dense Flowered Platycarpos (Lupinus microcarpus var. densiflorus) is an abundant native annual herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in open or disturbed or recently burned places, at elevations from 0-5200 feet. This variety (densiflorus) is one of three recognized varieties that have somewhat overlapping ranges. Densiflorus generally has pale yellow flowers, but they may also be tinged with pink or purple.


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Coastal Bush Lupine (Lupinus propinquus) is a native shrub that grows in central California.


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Lupinus benthamii is a species of lupine known by the common name spider lupine. It is endemic to central California, where it is known from the Central Coast Ranges across the Central Valley into the Sierra Nevada foothills. It is common in some areas, covering hillsides with its blue blooms in the spring. This is a hairy annual herb growing 20 to 70 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 10 leaflets each up to 5 centimeters long. They are narrow and linear in shape, just a few ...
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Lupinus albicaulis is a species of lupine known by the common name sickle-keel lupine. It is native to the western United States from Washington to California, where it grows mostly in mountain habitat. It is a hairy, erect perennial herb often exceeding a meter in height. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 10 leaflets each up to 7 centimeters long. The flower cluster is up to 44 centimeters long, bearing whorls of flowers each 1 to 1.6 centimeters long. The flower is purple to yellowish or wh...
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Lupinus formosus, the summer lupine, is a member of the lupine genus Lupinus in the Fabaceae family. It is native to California. Lupinus formosus has been cited as a poisonous plant. Although it is not endangered it faces eradication in some areas at the hands of cattle farmers as it has been implicated in crooked calf disease. This lupine, along with five others, is poisonous from the time it starts growth in the spring until the seed pods shatter in late summer or early fall. However, the you...
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Lupinus variicolor, varied lupine, manycolored lupine, Lindley's varied lupine or varicolored lupine is a shrub in the lupine (lupin) genus Lupinus. Its range is restricted to the northern coastal scrub and coastal prairie in the U.S. state of California. It thrives in elevations between 0 and 1,640 feet L. variicolor is endemic to the U.S. state of California where it occurs mostly along the northern coast, though it has also been reported in Sutter County, California. It is one of the foodpl...
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Valley Lupine (Lupinus microcarpus var. microcarpus) is a abundant native annual herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in open or disturbed or recently burned places, at elevations from 0-5000 feet.


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Mountain Bush Lupine (Lupinus excubitus var. austromontanus) is a native shrub that grows in Southern and Central California, primarily in the Tehachapi Mountains and Transverse Range regions. It tends to grow in , at elevations from 3300-9800 feet.


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Burke's Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei) is a native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in moist places, at elevations from 4900-9800 feet.


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Parish's Lupine (Lupinus latifolius var. parishii) is a native perennial herb that grows in southern and central California. It tends to grow at elevations from 0-11500 feet.


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Lupinus stiversii is a species of lupine known by the common name harlequin lupine. It is endemic to California, where it has a disjunct distribution in several separate mountain ranges. It is a plant of the Sierra Nevada and its foothills, and populations also occur in the Transverse Ranges above Los Angeles and the Santa Lucia Mountains of Monterey County. It grows in open, dry habitat, such as forest clearings and exposed slopes. It is a hairy annual herb growing 10 to 50 centimeters tall wit...
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Lupinus argenteus is a species of lupine known by the common name silvery lupine. It is native to much of western North America from the southwestern Canadian provinces to the southwestern and midwestern United States, where it grows in several types of habitat, including sagebrush, grassland, and forests. This is a perennial herb growing erect to heights anywhere between 10 centimeters and 1.5 meters. It is sometimes silvery-hairy in texture and sometimes nearly hairless. Each palmate leaf is m...
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Lupinus luteolus is a species of lupine known by the common names pale yellow lupine and butter lupine. It is native to the coastal mountain ranges of Oregon and California as far south as the Transverse Ranges, where it grows in open habitat such as clearings and sometimes disturbed areas. It is an annual herb with a rigid stem growing to maximum heights anywhere between 30 centimeters and 1.5 meters, and known to exceed that at times. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 9 hairy leaflets 1 to ...
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Lupinus breweri is a species of lupine known by the common names Brewer's lupine and matted lupine. It is native to much of California, except for the deserts, and to adjacent sections of Oregon and Nevada, where it is common in some areas, particularly mountain forests. This is a hairy, mat-forming perennial herb, sometimes becoming like a shrub, with a woody base. The leaves spread out from the stem. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 10 woolly leaflets each up to 2 centimeters long. The flo...
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Lupinus grayi is a species of lupine known by the common name Sierra lupine. It is endemic to California, where its distribution extends the length of the Sierra Nevada and its foothills and includes the Tehachapi Mountains. It is a common plant of the mountain forests, where it sometimes carpets meadows with its woolly green herbage and purple flower spikes. This is a low, prostrate perennial herb forming spreading mats 20 or 30 centimeters high. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 11 leaflets...
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Thermopsis macrophylla is a species of flowering plant in the legume family known by the common names Santa Inez goldenbanner and Santa Ynez false-lupine. It is endemic to Santa Barbara County, California, where there are 500 to 2500 individuals remaining in the Santa Ynez Mountains. Only two occurrences have been confirmed recently, but the appearance of plants in coming seasons will depend on wildfire activity in the region, because plants spring up from the dormant seed bank after fire. All t...
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Silver Lupine is a native shrub that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in open and sand or rocks, at elevations from 0-4900 feet. Needs excellent drainage, susceptible to root rots


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Lupinus onustus is a species of lupine known by the common name Plumas lupine. It is native to the high mountains of northern California, from the northern Sierra Nevada to the Klamath Mountains where its distribution extends just into Oregon. It grows in mountain forest habitat, sometimes on serpentine soils. It is a perennial herb with a short, decumbent stem and erect inflorescence reaching heights between 20 to 30 centimeters. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 9 leaflets up to 5 centimete...
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Lupinus arbustus is a species of lupine known by the common name longspur lupine. It is native to western North America from British Columbia to California to Utah, where it grows in several types of habitat, including sagebrush and forests. This is a perennial herb growing erect to a maximum of 70 centimeters tall. It is sometimes hairy in texture. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 13 leaflets each up to 7 centimeters long. The flower cluster is up to 18 centimeters long, bearing whorls of f...
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Lupinus leucophyllus is a species of lupine known by the common name velvet lupine. It is native to western North America, where it grows in many types of mountain, prairie, and plateau habitat. It is a robust, branching, erect perennial herb growing up to 90 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is divided into 7 to 11 leaflets up to 7 centimeters long. The herbage is coated in white woolly fibers and stiff hairs. The flower cluster is dense raceme of many flowers, each around a centimeter long. ...
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Lupinus obtusilobus is a species of lupine known by the common name bluntlobe lupine. It is native to high mountains of northern California, including the North Coast Ranges, the Klamath Mountains, and the northernmost Sierra Nevada. It grows in various types of mountain habitat, sometimes carpeting meadows with its purple blooms in the spring. It is a perennial herb growing erect or decumbent along the ground, its stem 15 to 30 centimeters long. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 7 leaflets u...
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Lupinus littoralis is a species of lupine known by the common name seashore lupine. It is native to the coastline of western North America from British Columbia to northern California, where it grows in sandy habitat. It is a low perennial herb or subshrub growing in a clump or mat no more than 30 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is divided into 5 to 9 leaflets up to 3.5 centimeters long. The herbage is coated in long, shaggy whitish or silvery hairs. The flower cluster is raceme of whorled f...
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Lupinus arizonicus (Arizona lupine) is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, where it can be found growing in open places and sandy washes below 1100 meter altitude. It is common around Joshua Tree National Park and Death Valley National Park in California. It is an annual plant growing to 10-50 centimeter in height. The leaves are palmately compound with 6-10 leaflets, each leaflet 1-4 centimeter long and 5-10 millimeter broad, on a 2.5-7 centimeter...
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Slender Falselupine (Thermopsis macrophylla var. venosa) is a rare native perennial herb that grows in Northern, Southern and Central California, primarily in the North Coast, the Klamath Mountain Range and North Coast Range regions. It tends to grow in open grassy and sandy places and open ridges, at elevations from 1000-5000 feet.


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Broad Leaf Lupine (Lupinus latifolius var. latifolius) is a native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in wet places, at elevations from 0-8200 feet.


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Lupinus lepidus, the Pacific lupine, prairie lupine or dwarf lupine is a perennial herbaceous plant in the pea family (Fabaceae) endemic to western North America. Lupinus lepidus is a small hairy perennial that reaches 4 to 24 inches (10 to 61 cm). Leaves extend up the stem, but most are basal. Leaves are palmately compound with 5-8 green-gray leaflets less than 1 1-2 inches (3. 8 cm). The inflorescense is a dense spikelike raceme, with pink, purple, and blue flowers having a yellowish spot. The...
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Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus) is a native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow at elevations from 4000-9600 feet.


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Summer Lupine (Lupinus formosus var. formosus) is a native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in dry clay soils, at elevations from 0-9800 feet.


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Hall's Bush Lupine (Lupinus excubitus var. hallii) is a native shrub that grows in Southern and Central California, primarily in the Transverse Range and Peninsular Range regions. It tends to grow in , at elevations from 0-4900 feet.


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Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus var. argenteus) is a native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow at elevations from 3300-6600 feet.


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California Goldenbanner (Thermopsis californica) is a rare native perennial herb that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in disturbed or recently burned places, at elevations from 0-6900 feet.


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Meadow Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus) is a native perennial herb that grows in central and northern California. It tends to grow in wet places, at elevations from 0-9800 feet.


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Coulter's Lupine (Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. sparsiflorus) is a native annual herb that grows in southern and central California. It tends to grow at elevations from 0-4300 feet.


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San Mateo Tree Lupine (Lupinus arboreus var. eximius) is a rare native shrub that grows in central California.


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Milo Baker's Lupine (Lupinus milo-bakeri) is a rare native annual herb that grows in northern California.


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Mojave Lupine (Lupinus sparsiflorus ssp. mohavensis) is a native annual herb that grows in southern California.


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Lupinus rivularis is a species of lupine known by the common name riverbank lupine. It is native to western North America from southern British Columbia to northern California, where it is known mainly from coastal habitat. This is a robust, erect perennial herb or subshrub growing up to about a meter tall. The mostly hairless stem is thick, hollow, and reddish in color. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 9 wide leaflets 2 to 4 centimeters long. The flower cluster is a raceme of many flowers s...
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Lupinus andersonii is a species of lupine known by the common name Anderson's lupine. It is native to California and adjacent sections of Oregon and Nevada, where it grows in dry mountain habitat of various types. This lupine is similar to Lupinus albicaulis in appearance. It is a hairy, erect perennial herb growing 20 to 90 centimeters in height. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 9 leaflets each up to 6 centimeters long. The inflorescence is up to 23 centimeters long, bearing whorls of flowe...
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Lupinus flavoculatus is a species of lupine known by the common name yelloweyes, or yellow-eyed lupine. It is native to the southwestern United States, where it grows in the scrub and woodland of desert and plateau. This is a small, hairy annual herb growing up to about 20 centimetres (7. 9 in) tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 9 leaflets 1 or 2 centimeters long. The inflorescence is a small, dense spiral of flowers each roughly a centimeter long. The flower is bright to deep blue with ...
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Lupinus shockleyi is a species of lupine known by the common name purple desert lupine. It is native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, where it grows in open desert habitat. It is an annual herb growing up to 30 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 8 to 10 leaflets measuring 1 to 3 centimeters in length. The inflorescence is a small spiral of flowers. Each flower is about half a centimeter long and deep purple-blue in color with a yellowish patch on its banner. The fruit is an oval...
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Lupinus dalesiae is a species of lupine known by the common name Quincy lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known from the northernmost slopes of the Sierra Nevada. This is an erect perennial herb up to half a meter tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 9 leaflets each up to 4. 5 centimetres (1. 8 in) long. The herbage is coated in white hairs. The inflorescence bears whorls of yellow flowers roughly a centimeter long which yield rough-haired legume pods 2 or 3 centimeters in l...
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Lupinus adsurgens is a species of lupine known by the common name Drew's silky lupine. It is native to the Sierra Nevada and coastal mountain ranges of northern California and southern Oregon, where it grows in forest and other mountain habitat. It is a perennial herb growing 20-60 centimetres (7. 9-23. 6 in) in height. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 9 leaflets each up to 5 centimetres (2. 0 in) long. The herbage is hairy and silvery or gray-green in color. The inflorescence is up to 23 ce...
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Lupinus duranii is a species of lupine known by the common name Mono Lake lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known mainly from the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada in western Mono County. Its distribution includes Mammoth Mountain and the hills around Mono Lake, and its habitat has gravelly, pumice-rich soils of volcanic origin. This is a tough, compact perennial herb forming tufts no more than about 12 centimetres (4. 7 in) tall. The basal palmate leaves are made up of 5 to 8 s...
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Lupinus brevicaulis is a species of lupine known by the common names shortstem lupine and sand lupine. It is native to the southwestern United States and Great Basin area and into northern Mexico, where it grows in many types of sandy habitat. This is a hairy annual herb growing nearly flat in a spread on the ground with a stem just a few centimeters long. An array of leaves encircles the base. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 8 leaflets about a centimeter long and a few millimeters in width...
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Lupinus peirsonii is a rare species of lupine known by the common names Peirson's lupine and long lupine. It is endemic to the San Gabriel Mountains of Los Angeles County, California, where it grows in woodland and forest habitat. It is an erect, branching perennial herb growing 30 to 60 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 8 fleshy leaflets up to 7 centimeters long. The herbage is coated in silvery silky hairs. The inflorescence is a raceme of whorled yellow flowers each about...
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Lupinus croceus is a species of lupine known by the common name saffron-flowered lupine. It is endemic to the northernmost mountains of California, including the Klamath Mountains, where it grows in generally dry, rocky habitat. This is an erect perennial herb growing 40-60 centimetres (16-24 in) tall. The hairy palmate leaves are made up of 5 to 9 leaflets each up to 6 centimetres (2. 4 in) long. The inflorescence is a raceme of many flowers, sometimes arranged in whorls. Each flower is just ov...
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Lupinus tidestromii, Tidestrom's lupine, is a rare species of lupine known by the common names clover lupine and Tidestrøm's lupine. It is endemic to the coastline of California just to the north and south of the Golden Gate in Sonoma, Marin, and Monterey Counties. It is a plant of the sand dunes at separate beach locations in these counties. A very limited amount of this plant's habitat remains; it is a federally listed endangered species. Construction of golf courses on the Monterey Peninsula...
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Lupinus spectabilis is a species of lupine known by the common name shaggyhair lupine. It is endemic to a section of the central Sierra Nevada foothills in Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties, where it is a member of the serpentine soils flora. Lupinus spectabilis is a hairy annual herb growing 20 to 60 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of usually 9 leaflets measuring 1 to 4 centimeters in length. The inflorescence bears whorls of flowers each just over a centimeter in length. The flower...
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Lupinus nevadensis is a species of lupine known by the common name Nevada lupine. It is native to the western Great Basin in Nevada and adjacent sections of Oregon and California, where it grows in sagebrush and other typical basin habitat. It is an erect perennial herb growing 10 to 40 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 10 hairy leaflets up to 5 centimeters long. The stem and herbage are coated in long hairs. The inflorescence is a spiral of flowers each around 1 centimeter ...
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Lupinus citrinus is a species of lupine known by the common names orange lupine, orangeflower lupine, and fragrant lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known from a section of the Sierra Nevada foothills extending from Mariposa to Fresno Counties. This is an annual herb growing 10-60 centimetres (3. 9-23. 6 in) tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 9 leaflets up to 3. 5 centimetres (1. 4 in) long. The herbage is coated in tiny white hairs. The inflorescence bears several flowers...
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Lupinus hyacinthinus is a species of lupine known by the common name San Jacinto lupine. It is native to the mountains of southern California and adjacent Baja California, where it grows in dry areas, often in pine forests. It is a perennial herb growing erect to a maximum height of one meter. It is hairy in texture, its newer herbage gray-green in color. Each palmate leaf is divided into up to 12 narrow leaflets up to 8 centimeters long and a few millimeters wide. The inflorescence bears whorls...
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Lupinus padre-crowleyi is a rare species of lupine known by the common names DeDecker's lupine and Father Crowley's lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada and the high plateau below along the western border of Inyo County. It grows in the granite soils of the mountain forests and scrub. It has been noted at fewer than 20 locations. This is a perennial herb growing an erect inflorescence from a mat of silvery, woolly-haired herbage...
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Lupinus pratensis is a species of lupine known by the common name Inyo meadow lupine. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the central Sierra Nevada and adjacent plateau and valleys to the east. It grows in relatively moist habitat, such as streambanks and spring meadows. This is an erect perennial herb growing 30-70 centimetres (12-28 in) tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 10 narrow leaflets sometimes exceeding 10 centimetres (3. 9 in) long. The leaves are borne on long petiol...
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Lupinus angustiflorus is a species of lupine known by the common name narrowflower lupine. It is endemic to California, where it grows in the volcanic soils of the northeastern mountains and Modoc Plateau. It is an erect perennial herb sometimes exceeding one meter in height. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 9 leaflets each up to 6 centimeters long. The inflorescence is up to 34 centimeters long, bearing many flowers each roughly a centimeter long. The flower is cream to pale yellow-orange w...
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Lupinus magnificus, commonly known as Panamint Mountain lupine, is a species of flowering plant from the order of Lamiales which is endemic to California where it can be found in the Death Valley.


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Lupinus apertus, summit lupine, is a species of flowering plant from the order of Lamiales which is native to Nevada and California.


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Lupinus pusillus (rusty lupine or dwarf lupine) is an annual plant in the legume family (fabaceae) found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States. :159Growth pattern. It is an annual plant growing up to 9 inches (23 cm) tall. "Pusillus is for the small size of the plant. :159Leaves and stems. Leaves are compound palmate with 3-9 1-2 to 1 1-2 inches (1. 3 to 3. 8 cm) long inversely lance- shaped leaflets. :159Plant stems and leaf stems (petioles) have long ...
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Lupinus covillei is a species of lupine known by the common name shaggy lupine. Lupinus covillei is endemic to the Sierra Nevada of California, where it grows in moist habitat such as wet depressions in meadows. In the same states it is also abundant in such parks as Sequoia, Yosemite and Kings Canyon National Parks.


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Lupinus tracyi is a species of lupine known by the common name Tracy's lupine. It is endemic to the Klamath Mountains of southern Oregon and northern California, where it grows in coniferous forests. It is a perennial herb growing 20 to 70 centimeters tall and is mostly hairless in texture, with a thin, waxy stem. Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 or 7 leaflets measuring 1 to 4 centimeters in length. The inflorescence is a raceme of many flowers, sometimes arranged in whorls. The flower is aroun...
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Lupinus elmeri is an uncommon species of lupine known by the common names Elmer's lupine and South Fork Mountain lupine. It is endemic to California, where it is known only from a few scattered occurrences in the northernmost slopes of the North Coast Ranges. This is an erect perennial herb with a thick reddish stem and green, hairy herbage. It reaches a maximum height near 90 centimetres (35 in). Each palmate leaf is made up of 6 to 10 leaflets up to 6 centimetres (2. 4 in) long. The infloresce...
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Lupinus guadalupensis is a rare species of lupine known by the common name Guadalupe Island lupine. It is known only from San Clemente Island, one of the Channel Islands of California, and Guadalupe Island off the coast of Baja California. It is a member of the coastal scrub growing alongside other island endemics and more common plants. This is an annual herb growing 20 to 60 centimeters high. Each palmate leaf is made up of 7 to 9 narrow leaflets up to 5 centimeters long and just a few millime...
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