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Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl. ssp. superbus (A. Heller) Munz
bigleaf lupine

General Information
Symbol: LUPOS
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
LUAP2 Lupinus apodotropis A. Heller
LUVI5 Lupinus viridicalyx C.P. Sm.
LUSA5 Lupinus sabulii C.P. Sm.
LUEL3 Lupinus elongatus Greene ex A. Heller
LUCA11 Lupinus carolus-bucarii C.P. Sm.
LUSUE Lupinus superbus A. Heller var. elongatus (Greene ex A. Heller) C.P. Sm.
LUPIS2 Lupinus piperitus Davidson var. sparsipilosus Eastw.
LUAL12 Lupinus alilatissimus C.P. Sm.
LUPE12 Lupinus perglaber Eastw.
LUPR3 Lupinus pratolacunosum C.P. Sm.
LUPR4 Lupinus procerus Greene ex A. Heller
LUPI4 Lupinus piperitus Davidson
LULA12 Lupinus lacus-huntingtonii C.P. Sm.
LUME3 Lupinus melicampestris C.P. Sm.
LUSU6 Lupinus superbus A. Heller
LUSAS3 Lupinus sabulii C.P. Sm. var. subpersistens


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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 polyphyllus Lindl. – bigleaf lupine
Subspecies Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl. ssp. superbus (A. Heller) Munz – bigleaf lupine

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