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Lupin/Lupine

Lupinus

Description:

Lupinus is a very large genus, including over 200 different species. Usually Lupines are a perennial plant, but they can be annual plants and even shrubs. These are popular ornamental plants that are often grown in gardens and there are many hybrids available.

Habitat:

They seem to prefer cooler, more moist environments.

Notes:

I noticed these beautiful pink Lupines on the edge of the marsh trail. I'm not sure how "wild" they are, since they are a flower often grown in gardens, they could easily have spread from somewhere else around town. Later in the summer I also noticed some pretty purple Lupines growing on a bank next to the lake. I have seen many in gardens through the years.

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2 Comments

eelhsamarie
eelhsamarie 7 years ago

Thank you Maria. :) I'm enjoying being a part of this community and discovering new things.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Beautiful series and nice information!

eelhsamarie
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eelhsamarie

Dryden, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 26, 2013
Submitted on Aug 30, 2013

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