Source: California Invasive Plant Council


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Lupinus arboreus (yellow bush lupine)

Lupinus arboreus
Lupinus arboreus
Photo courtesy Joseph DiTomaso

Lupinus arboreus (yellow bush lupine)

While Lupinus arboreus is native from the San Francisco Bay Area south, it is considered invasive further north. Around Humboldt Bay, it invades coastal dunes, replacing a diverse plant community with a dense monoculture of shrubs.

Cal-IPC Inventory rating: See information above

Cal-IPC Resources on Lupinus arboreus

Cal-IPC News Articles

  • (2004). Hard work, low pay, miserable conditions: The California Conservation Corps pulls weeds. Cal-IPC News. 12: 10-11.
  • Connick, S. and M. Gerel (2005). Don't sell a pest: A new partnership to prevent plant invasions through horticulture. Cal-IPC News. 13: 4-5,14.
  • Miller, L. (1995). Yellow bush lupine. CalEPPC News. 3: 6.
  • Theiss, K. (1995). Lupine removal by heavy equipment. CalEPPC News. 3: 7.
  • Uschyk, K. L. and P. Slatter (2000). The use of native yellow lupines for controlling ripgut brome and radish.
  • Wheeler, J. (2000). BLM uses heavy equipment to give weeds the heave-ho! CalEPPC News. 8: 14.

Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings

  • Clifford, P., A. J. Pickart, et al. (2005). Invasive annual grasses in a coastal dune ecosystem. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2005. Chico, CA.
  • Connick, S. and M. Gerel (2004). Partnering to prevent invasions of plants of horticultural origin. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2004. Ventura, CA.
  • Corbin, J. D. and C. M. D’Antonio (2003). Too much of a good thing: Restoration of native biodiversity following soil nitrogen enrichment. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2003. Kings Beach, CA.
  • Pickart, A. (2003). A decade of dune restoration at the Lanphere Dunes. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2003. Kings Beach, CA.
  • Pickart, A. J. and K. S. Wear (1999). The ecology of Parentucellia viscosa in dune wetlands. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium '99. Sacramento, CA.
  • Slattery, P. N., K. L. Uschyk, et al. (2003). Controlling weeds with weeds: Disturbance, succession, yellow lupines and their role in the successful restoration of a native dune community. California Invasive Plant Council Symposium 2003. Kings Beach, CA.
  • Uschyk, K. L. and P. Slattery (2000). The use of native yellow lupines for controlling ripgut brome and radish. California Exotic Pest Plant Council Symposium 2000. Concord, CA.

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