Globally Vulnerable (G3G4) (Source: NatureServe)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Lupinus arboreus
    • Lupinus propinquus
  • English
    • Tree Lupine
    • Tree Lupin
    • yellow bush lupine

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Recent observations

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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cae1

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June 25, 2016 12:03 PM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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damontighe

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June 21, 2016 06:43 PM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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ewrubel

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June 15, 2016 02:30 PM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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lenaz

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June 19, 2016 10:29 AM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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pocketmouse

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June 18, 2016 10:55 AM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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hfabian

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June 18, 2016

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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lemurdillo

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June 9, 2016 08:36 AM MST

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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cae1

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June 17, 2016 11:50 AM PDT

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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alice_shanks

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June 15, 2016

Description

Roadside bush by recently logged plantation.

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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curiousgeorge61

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May 26, 2016

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yellow bush lupine Lupinus arboreus

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xizitro33

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June 12, 2016 11:34 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lupinus arboreus, yellow bush lupine (USA) or tree lupin (UK), is a species of flowering plant in the legume family Fabaceae, native to California, where it is widely distributed among coastal scrub and sand dunes. Because it has been widely introduced, there is some uncertainty about its native range; it is thought to be native from Point Reyes National Seashore south to San Luis Obispo County.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Vulnerable (G3G4) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Occurs, as native, in California, near coast, Ventura to Del Norte counties and northward. This species was planted in Oregon as a 'sand binder' (Peck 1961) and it has naturalized north into Washington and British Columbia. This species in California grades into <i>L. rivularis</i> in the North Coastal range (Hickman 1993). Further, this species is considered 'invasive' and is hybridizing with <i>L. rivularis </i>in British Columbia (COSEWIC 2002).
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