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Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus (Longspur lupine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus

Lupinus arbustus Douglas ex Lindl. ssp. calcaratus (Kellogg) D. Dunn

Longspur Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Lupinus arbustus var. calcaratus, Lupinus calcaratus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. calcaratus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Violet
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CA , ID , NV , OR , UT , WA

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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