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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lupinus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lupinus latifolius J. Agardh
Habit: Perennial herb 3--24 dm, green, glabrous to hairy. Stem: erect. Leaf: cauline; stipules 5--10 mm; petiole 4--20 cm; leaflets 5--11, 40--100 mm, abaxially +- hairy, adaxially glabrous to hairy. Inflorescence: 16--60 cm, open, flowers whorled or not; peduncle 8--20 cm; pedicels 2--12 mm; bract 8--12 mm. Flower: 8--18 mm; calyx upper lip 5--10 mm, entire to 2-toothed, lower 4--8 mm, entire or notched; petals blue or purple to white, banner back glabrous, spot generally white to +- yellow turning purple, keel upper margins ciliate claw to middle, lower generally ciliate. Fruit: 2--4.5 cm, +- densely hairy. Seed: 6--10, 3--4 mm, mottled dark brown.
Toxicity: TOXIC: causes birth defects in livestock. Note: Other varieties to British Columbia, Utah, Arizona, Baja California.
Synonyms: Lupinus rivularis Douglas ex Lindl., in part
eFlora Treatment Author: Teresa Sholars
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lupinus lapidicola
Next taxon: Lupinus latifolius var. barbatus
Citation for this treatment: Teresa Sholars 2017. Lupinus latifolius, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=31925, accessed on January 18, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on January 18, 2017.