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Lupinus latifolius (Broadleaf lupine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lupinus latifolius

Lupinus latifolius Lindl. ex J. Agardh

Broadleaf Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: lula4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

2 photo(s) available in the Image Gallery

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AZ , CA , 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.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Web Reference

Webref 30 - Calflora (2018) Calflora
Webref 63 - Pacific Northwest Wildflowers (2020) Turner Photographics
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-14
Research By: TWC Staff

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