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Flaigg, Norman G.
Lupinus concinnus J.G. Agardh
Annual lupine, Bajada lupine, Nipomo Mesa annual lupine
USDA Symbol: LUCO
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This is a 2-6 in., upright to somewhat sprawling, annual lupine. Its reddish-purple flowers, with white central spots, bloom in loose, terminal clusters. Leaves are palmately compound.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Annual Habit: Herb Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT Native Distribution:
S.w. U.S. & adjacent Mex. Native Habitat:
Sandy, desert areas; grama grasslands USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Sandy soils.
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Seeds to do not require pretreatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff