Lupinus chamissonis

Dune bush lupine

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   shrub
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   blue - lavender
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   11,400
  • 3205

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Lupinus chamissonis

Common Name:Beach blue lupine

Lupinus chamissonis, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California.

US Distribution:California
Plant Community(s):Coastal Strand

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, ContraCosta, Del Norte, Humboldt, Kern, Los Angeles, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Benito, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Sonoma, Trinity, Tulare, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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Bloom Months
(Blooming months in blue)