CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record lupinus_arboreus_var._eximius - Wed, Dec. 8, 2021, 22:56 ET b
Lupinus arboreus var. eximius
common nameSan Mateo tree lupine
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life form evergreen shrub
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 3.2
LIST 3: We need more information about this plant (Review List).
     0.2: Fairly endangered in California
state rank
S2      ranking system key
global rank
G2Q      ranking system key
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
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Topographic quads (5):
Woodside (429A) 3712243, Half Moon Bay (429B) 3712244, Montara Mountain (448C) 3712254, San Mateo (448D) 3712253, Bodega Head (503D)? 3812331
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Counties, states, regions:
San Mateo (SMT), Sonoma (SON)?
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Chaparral (Chprl)
•Coastal scrub (CoScr)
blooming period Apr-Jul  
elevation range90 - 550 meters
Move to List 1B? Threatened by road maintenance and non-native plants. SON Co. plants need taxonomic confirmation. Identification is very difficult; study needed. See L. arboreus in The Jepson Manual (1993) and TJM 2. USFWS uses the name L. arboreus var. eximius. See Erythea 3:116 (1895) for original description.
full nameLupinus arboreus Sims var. eximius (Burtt Davy) C.P. Sm
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Additional information:
standard acronym  LUARE Element Code  PDFAB2B570
CalFlora species this taxon    CalFlora genus related taxa
Jepson Online Jepson Interchange  Jepson Manual and other resources
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 8, 2021 from

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