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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Genisteae
Genus: Lupinus
Species: Lupinus affinis
Name

Lupinus affinis J.Agardh
Homonyms

Lupinus affinis Kellogg ex Curran = Lupinus microcarpus Sims

References

Synopsis Generis Lupini quam, Venia Ampl. Fac. Philos. Lundens. Publice Defendet Jac. G. Agardh Lund 2:20. 1835
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Lupinus affinis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Lupinus affinis is a species of lupine known by the common name fleshy lupine. It is native to the California Coast Ranges from the San Francisco Bay Area north, and into southern Oregon, where it is an uncommon member of the flora in several areas. It is a hairy annual herb growing 20 to 50 centimetres (8 to 20 in) in height. Each palmate leaf is made up of 5 to 8 leaflets each up to 5 centimetres (2 inches) long. The inflorescence is up to 20 centimetres (8 in) long, bearing whorls of flowers each about 1 centimetre (1⁄3 in) long. The flower is purple-blue with a whitish patch on the banner. The fruit is a hairy legume pod up to 5 centimetres (2 in) long containing several seeds.
References

"NatureServe Explorer 2.0".

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