Taxon: Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth.

Genus: Lupinus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Genisteae
Nomen number: 315904
Place of publication: Pl. hartw. 303. 1849
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1991 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-May-2001
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Coulter's lupine  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • Mojave lupine  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja California, - Sonora
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)


Check other web resources for Lupinus sparsiflorus Benth. :


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image