Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.

Garden lupin

source: Banana patrol (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)
source: Banana patrol (2005), publisher: Wikimedia Commons (license CCASA 3.0 Unported)


GrinTax Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.
The Plant list Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.
English name Garden lupin

Crop relationship
Lupin same genus

FLORON data (2014)
Indigeneity naturalized in 19th century
Trend since 1950 stable or increasing
Presence common
Status least concern
Legal protection unlisted

© NDFF, 2015
© NDFF, 2015

Legend distribution maps

upper map:

  • red: locations of presence from year 2000 onwards
  • blue: previous localities where the species has not been observed anymore after 1999.
  • source:

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lower map:

Distribution area
Europe introduced for green manure, garden plant and pheasant food
Asia -
Africa -
North-America originally from W-North-America
South-America -
Australia -
source:, 2015
source:, 2015

Expected distribution due to climate change

Expected distribution area in 2070 in the European region and in the Netherlands compared with current suitable areas under an optimistic and a pessimistic climate change scenario (see: About CWRnl / Methodology). Click on a map to enlarge.


Optimistic scenario

Distribution data GBIF, August 2016
Distribution data GBIF, August 2016

Pessimistic scenario


Additional information