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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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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   




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