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Lupinus caudatus Kellogg ssp. caudatus
tailcup lupine

General Information
Symbol: LUCAC3
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
LUGA3 Lupinus gayophytophilus C.P. Sm.
LUMEH Lupinus meionanthus A. Gray var. heteranthus S. Watson
LUARU2 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. utahensis (S. Watson) Barneby
LULU5 Lupinus lupinus Rydb., nom. inval.
LUMO9 Lupinus montis-lieratatis C.P. Sm.
LUUT Lupinus utahensis Moldenke p.p.
LUAR14 Lupinus argentinus Rydb.
LUCAU2 Lupinus caudatus Kellogg var. utahensis (S. Watson) S.L. Welsh
LURO3 Lupinus rosei Eastw.
LUARH4 Lupinus argenteus Pursh var. heteranthus (S. Watson) Barneby
LUCAS3 Lupinus caudatus Kellogg var. subtenellus C.P. Sm.
LUHOU Lupinus holosericeus Nutt. var. utahensis S. Watson
LUST6 Lupinus stinchfieldiae C.P. Sm.


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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 caudatus Kellogg – tailcup lupine
Subspecies Lupinus caudatus Kellogg ssp. caudatus – tailcup lupine

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Description of Values

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