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Bigleaf Lupine (Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.)

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Range - Expand

Native or Not Present
Introduced or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.


This plant is native to North America, but only to a narrow range in the west; it has been introduced into the northeast where it has become invasive.

Lupinus polyphyllus (bigleaf lupine) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

Lupinus polyphyllus | Go Botany (About This Site)

Lupinus polyphyllus (garden lupin) | CABI Invasive Species Compendium (About This Site)

Lupinus polyphyllus | Biota of North America Project (BONAP) (About This Site)