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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Lupinus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Lupinus succulentus K. Koch
Habit: Annual, often appearing perennial herb, 2--10 dm, sparsely hairy, fleshy. Leaf: petiole 6--15 cm; leaflets 7--9, 20--60 mm, 7--20 mm wide, adaxially glabrous. Inflorescence: 9--15 cm, flowers whorled; peduncle 5--9 cm; pedicels 3--7 mm; bract 3--5 mm. Flower: 12--18 mm; calyx 4--7 mm, lips +- equal, upper lobed; petals generally blue-purple (white, pink, lavender), banner spot white, magenta in age, wings sparsely ciliate on upper margins near claw, keel upper, lower margins ciliate near claw. Fruit: 3.5--5 cm, 8--10 mm wide, coarsely hairy to tomentose. Seed: 6--9. Chromosomes: 2n=48.
Ecology: Abundant. Open or disturbed areas, often seeded on roadbanks; Elevation: < 800 m. Bioregional Distribution: c&s NW, GV, CW, SW; Distribution Outside California: Baja California. Flowering Time: Feb--May
Unabridged Note: Expanded author citation: Lupinus succulentus Douglas ex K. Koch
eFlora Treatment Author: Teresa Sholars
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Lupinus stiversii
Next taxon: Lupinus tidestromii
Citation for this treatment: Teresa Sholars 2016. Lupinus succulentus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=32095, accessed on February 10, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 10, 2016.