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Lupinus ×alpestris A. Nelson (pro sp.) [argenteus × caudatus]
Great Basin lupine

General Information
Symbol: LUAL5
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Native Status: L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   



Symbol Scientific Name
LUARA13 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. aristovatus C.P. Sm.
LUAL19 Lupinus aliesicola C.P. Sm.
LUFL7 Lupinus flavopinum C.P. Sm.
LUPO4 Lupinus populorum C.P. Sm.
LUPA9 Lupinus patulipes C.P. Sm.
LUAC3 Lupinus acclivatatis C.P. Sm.
LUCA19 Lupinus calcicola C.P. Sm.
LUCA18 Lupinus capitisamniculi C.P. Sm.
LUARW2 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. wallianus C.P. Sm.
LUTR3 Lupinus trainianus C.P. Sm.
LUARS8 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. submanens C.P. Sm.
LULA10 Lupinus laxus Rydb.
LUARK Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. krauchianus C.P. Sm.
LUCL2 Lupinus clokeyanus C.P. Sm.
LUSI4 Lupinus siccosilvae C.P. Sm.
LUARM6 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. macounii (Rydb.) R.J. Davis
LUMA5 Lupinus macounii Rydb.
LUAD4 Lupinus adscendens Rydb.
LUJU Lupinus junipericola C.P. Sm.
LUAL20 Lupinus alexanderae C.P. Sm.
LUARP2 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. prati-harti C.P. Sm.
LUPU3 Lupinus pulcherrimus Rydb.
LUAN6 Lupinus annieae C.P. Sm.
LULA8 Lupinus lariversianus C.P. Sm.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Lupinus L. – lupine
Species Lupinus ×alpestris A. Nelson (pro sp.) [argenteus × caudatus] – Great Basin lupine

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