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Douglas' Lupine (Lupinus nanus ssp. menkerae)

  • Global Rank: T2 - Imperiled
  • Legal Status: N/A
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • State: CA, NV
  • Nature Serve ID: 138479
  • Lifeform: Forb/herb
  • Date Inducted in National Collection: 10/13/2022

Where is Douglas' Lupine (Lupinus nanus ssp. menkerae) located in the wild?

States & Provinces:

Douglas' Lupine can be found in California, Nevada

Which CPC Partners conserve Douglas' Lupine (Lupinus nanus ssp. menkerae)?

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Conservation Actions

  • 09/01/2020
  • Orthodox Seed Banking

Based on an September 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden holds 4 accessions of Lupinus nanus in orthodox seed collection. There are as many as 6455 seeds of this species in their collection - although some may have been used for curation testing or sent to back up.

  • 08/05/2020
  • Seed Collection

Based on an August 2020 extract of the California Plant Rescue Database, California Botanic Garden has collected 3 seed accessions of Lupinus nanus from 1 plant occurrences listed in the California Natural Diversity Database. These collections together emcompass an unknown number of maternal plants

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Taxon Lupinus nanus ssp. menkerae
Family Fabaceae
CPC Number 46442
Duration Annual
Common Names Douglas' Lupine
Associated Scientific Names Lupinus nanus | Lupinus nanus ssp. menkerae
State Rank
State State Rank
Nevada SNA
California SNR
Ecological Relationships


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