Lupinus hirsutissimus Benth.
Stinging annual lupine, Stinging Lupine
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: LUHI3
An erect, leafy plant with yellow, stinging bristles on stems and leaves, and pinkish-purple to reddish-lavender pea flowers in racemes.
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Bloom InformationBloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Native Distribution: Southern half of California and northern Baja California.
Native Habitat: Woods, thickets, and open areas at desert edges.
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.
Find Seed or Plants
Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lupinus hirsutissimus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus hirsutissimus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus hirsutissimus
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff