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Gulf Coast Lupine (Lupinus westianus var. westianus)

  • Global Rank: T3 - Vulnerable
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: FL
  • Nature Serve ID: 151851
  • Lifeform: Subshrub
  • Date Inducted in National Collection:

Where is Gulf Coast Lupine (Lupinus westianus var. westianus) located in the wild?

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Gulf Coast Lupine can be found in Florida

Which CPC Partners conserve Gulf Coast Lupine (Lupinus westianus var. westianus)?

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Conservation Actions

Tina Stanley
  • 05/11/2023
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

According to a March 2023 extract of the Florida Plant Rescue Database, Bok Tower Gardens holds 12 accessions of Lupinus westianus totalling approximately 10090 seeds.

Nature Serve Biotics
  • 05/02/2017

A Florida endemic that can be locally abundant within its narrow range. The Florida Natural Areas Inventory's database currently contains 113 occurrence records, all from the southern Florida panhandle (var. aridorum, which is often considered a distinct species, occurs in central Florida). The habitat favored by this species is greatly desired for development.

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Taxon Lupinus westianus var. westianus
Authority Small
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 2734
ITIS 26144
Duration Perennial
Common Names Gulf Coast Lupine | Gulfcoast lupine
Associated Scientific Names Lupinus westianus | Lupinus westianus var. westianus
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