Lupinus arboreus


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Noun1.Lupinus arboreus - evergreen shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having showy yellow or blue flowersLupinus arboreus - evergreen shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having showy yellow or blue flowers; naturalized in Australia
genus Lupinus, Lupinus - herbs or shrubs: lupin
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The coastal scrub community within BMR is dominated by two shrubs, coyote bush (Baccharis pilularis) and bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus), with L.
Okolo, "Antimicrobial activity of the leaf extract and fractions of Lupinus arboreus," Journal of Medicinal Plants Research, vol.
Stout J, Stout A, Kells D and Goulson D (2002) Pollination of the invasive exotic shrub Lupinus arboreus (Fabaceae) by introduced bees in Tasmania.
Effect of seed predation on seed bank size and seedling recruitment of bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus).
Ground cover consisted of grasses, forbs, mule ears (Wyethia helenioides), yellow bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus) and indian paintbrush (Castilleja coccinea).
In its natural environment, in the north of California, USA, the seed of Lupinus arboreus is consumed by a mouse known as deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) (Wozniak, 2000).
The yellow bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus) is native to the dunes of central and southern California, but not northern California where the refuge is found.
Lupinus arboreus, a shrubby N fixing legume, creates N enriched patches beneath its canopy that are invaded by exotic annuals when the shrub dies, to the detriment of slow growing natives (Maron and Jeffries 1999).
Lupinus arboreus, bush lupine, is a rapidly growing, nitrogen-fixing, perennial shrub (Mason and Connors 1996) native to the central California coast.
Californian studies on bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus) showed that seed predation by mice decreased seedling recruitment, seed bank size, and adult lupine numbers (Kaufmann and Maron, 2006; Maron and Kaufmann, 2006).