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Lupinus grayi (Sierra lupine)
Sherman, Doug

Lupinus grayi

Lupinus grayi (S. Watson) S. Watson

Sierra Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Lupinus andersonii var. grayi, Lupinus falsoformis, Lupinus falsograyi, Lupinus ione-grisetae, Lupinus louise-bucariae

USDA Symbol: lugr2

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: Blue
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul



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 grayi in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus grayi in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus grayi


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

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