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Thermopsis californica
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Sophoreae
Genus: Thermopsis

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  • Drepilia Raf. (1837)
  • Scolobus Raf. (1819)
  • Thermia Nutt. (1818)

Thermopsis is a genus of legumes, native to temperate North America and east Asia.[2] They are herbaceous perennials and are known as goldenbanners[2] or false-lupines.


Thermopsis comprises the following species:[1][3][4][5]


  1. ^ a b Thermopsis R.Br. Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 22 September 2023.
  2. ^ a b Weakley AS (April 2008). "Flora of the Carolinas, Virginia, and Georgia, and Surrounding Areas".
  3. ^ Chen CJ, Mendenhall MG, Turner BL (1994). "Taxonomy of Thermopsis (Fabaceae) in North America" (PDF). Ann Missouri Bot Gard. 81 (4): 714–742. doi:10.2307/2399917. hdl:2152/31128. JSTOR 2399917. S2CID 87357860.
  4. ^ "ILDIS LegumeWeb entry for Thermopsis". International Legume Database & Information Service. Cardiff School of Computer Science & Informatics. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  5. ^ USDA; ARS; National Genetic Resources Program. "GRIN species records of Thermopsis". Germplasm Resources Information Network—(GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  6. ^ Some sources treat Thermopsis schischkinii as a synonym of Thermopsis mongolica.