Page author: David Giblin
Lupinus saxosus
rock lupine

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.

Habitat: Mostly on basaltic rimrock in sagebrush desert or pine woodland.

Flowers: April-May

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lupinus saxosus Howell
Publication: Erythea 1(5): 110. 1893.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl. var. saxosus (Howell) Barneby
Lupinus saxosus Howell var. saxosus [KZ99]
Lupinus saxosus Howell var. subsericeus (B.L. Rob. ex Piper) C.P. Sm. [KZ99]
Lupinus subsericeus B.L. Rob. ex Piper
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lupinus saxosus in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lupinus saxosus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lupinus saxosus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lupinus saxosus photos.

USDA Plants: Lupinus saxosus information.

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