Lupinus

Wildflowers Dicots Eudicots Fabales Fabaceae

The lupines.

I’ve seen many species on our trails. And three of them may be seen on Mountain Dr. alone (L. bicolor, L. hirsutissimus, L. succulentus).

L. albifrons
Silver lupine
Lupinus albifrons flower
L. bicolor
Miniature lupine
Lupinus bicolor flower
L. chamissonis
Dune lupine
L. hirsutissimus
Stinging or Hairy lupine
L. latifolius
Canyon lupine
L. microcarpus var densiflorus
Chick lupine
L. microcarpus var microcarpus
Valley lupine
Lupinus microcarpus microcarpus flowerspike
L. nanus
Sky lupine
L. sparsiflorus
Mojave lupine
Lupinus sparsiflorus flowers
L. succulentus
Arroyo lupine
(our common lupine)
L. truncatus
truncate leaf lupine

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