Species Details

Lupinus sericatus

Cobb Mountain lupine

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Scientific Name:
Lupinus sericatus Kell.
Common Name:
Cobb Mountain lupine
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB2B3J0
USDA Plants Symbol: LUSE3
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: perennial herb
Blooming Period: Mar-Jun
Elevation:
275 - 1525 meters
900 - 5005 feet
General Habitat:
  • Broadleafed upland forest
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
Notes:
Threats:

Threatened by geothermal development, habitat alteration, logging, road maintenance, road widening, and herbicides; will colonize disturbed sites.

Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 46
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
0 1 8 2 1 34
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 38
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 45
Possibly Extirpated 1
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Colusa (COL), Lake (LAK), Napa (NAP), Sonoma (SON)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Aetna Springs (3812264), Bartlett Springs (3912226), Big Foot Mtn. (3812372), Calistoga (3812255), Detert Reservoir (3812265), Fouts Springs (3912236), Leesville (3912224), Mark West Springs (3812256), Mount St. Helena (3812266), Rutherford (3812244), Sonoma (3812234), St. Helena (3812254), The Geysers (3812277), Whispering Pines (3812276), Wilbur Springs (3912214)
Notes:
Definitions of codes following a county and/or quad:
* Presumed extirpated
(?) Occurrence confirmed, but possibly extirpated
Quad and county data is imported from the CNDDB. Species may be present in other areas where conditions are favorable. These data should NOT be substituted for pre-project review or for on-site surveys.

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Presumed Extant
Counties   Quads
Original Description: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 7(1): 92 (1876)
Species Account: Fremontia 13(3):21-22 (1985); account of reestablishment project in The Geysers geothermal area
Species Account: Lupinus sericatus profile for potential Species of Conservation Concern evaluation (2018)