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Lupinus diffusus Nutt.
Skyblue lupine

Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: John Bradford

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Annual

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Other data on Lupinus diffusus available from :

Lupinus diffusus has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Crystal Lake Sand Pine Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Highlands Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Jupiter Ridge Natural Area Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Rosemary Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Seabranch Preserve State Park Present Native
Seacrest Scrub Natural Area Present Native
Yamato Scrub Natural Area Present Native

Lupinus diffusus has been found in the following 5 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Lupinus diffusus has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Scrub
Scrubby Flatwoods

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Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: John Bradford
Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: Chuck McCartney
Lupinus diffusus
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley