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Lupinus albicaulis Dougl. ex Hook.
USDA Symbol: LUAL3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
CA , OR , WA Canada: PE USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
BenefitUse Wildlife: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Warning: POISONOUS PARTS: Seeds. Toxic only if eaten in large quantities. Symptoms include respiratory depression and slow heartbeat, sleepiness, convulsions. Toxic Principle: Alkaloids such as lupinine, anagyrine, sparteine, and hydroxylupanine. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.)
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
From the National Organizations Directory
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Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff