Species Details

Lupinus citrinus var. citrinus

orange lupine

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Scientific Name:
Lupinus citrinus Kell. var. citrinus
Common Name:
orange lupine
Family: Fabaceae
Element Code: PDFAB2B103
USDA Plants Symbol: LUCIC
Synonyms/Other Names:
Lifeform: annual herb
Blooming Period: Apr-Jul
Elevation:
380 - 1700 meters
1245 - 5580 feet
General Habitat:
  • Chaparral
  • Cismontane woodland
  • Lower montane coniferous forest
General Micro Habitat:
Micro Habitat:
  • Granitic
Notes:
Threatened by development, road widening, vehicles, grazing, and logging. See Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences I 7:93 (1877) for original description, and MadroƱo 28(3):184 for first MAD Co. record.
Threats:
Taxonomy:
Other:
Total Occurrences: 57
Element Occurrence Ranks:
A B C D X U
5 16 10 3 0 23
Occurrence Status:
Historical >20 Years 49
Recent <=20 Years 8
Presence:
Presumed Extant 57
Possibly Extirpated 0
Presumed Extirpated 0
California Endemic:
California Island:
States: Name (Code)
California (CA)
California Counties and Islands: Name (Code)
Fresno (FRE), Madera (MAD)
Quads: Name (Quad Code)
Ahwahnee (3711936), Auberry (3711914), Cascadel Point (3711924), Dinkey Creek (3711912), Humphreys Station (3611984), Little Table Mtn. (3711917), Musick Mtn. (3711923), O'Neals (3711926), Sacate Ridge (3611982), Shaver Lake (3711913), Trimmer (3611983)
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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