Lupinus croceus Eastw.
Mt. Eddy lupine
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: LUCR
An upright lupine, with leafy stalks to 2 ft. Its flowers are bright yellow, not pale yellow like the flowers of may other lupine species.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Native Distribution: Siskiyou & Trinity Cos., CA
Native Habitat: Dry, open woods from 5000-8000 ft.
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, well-drained soils.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
PropagationDescription: Plant seed immediately or store and stratify.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Stored seed must be stratified.
Commercially Avail: yes
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lupinus croceus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus croceus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus croceus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff