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Lupine

Lupinus sp.

Description:

Low-growing lupine species with a single flower stalk about 3-5 inches high.

Habitat:

grassy area along coast

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6 Comments

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

You're welcome. I really like the site and find it has really good images to help narrow research before hitting the books :)

DonnaPomeroy
DonnaPomeroy 10 years ago

I've got this species narrowed down to L. affinis or L. nanus and will have to do a little more research to figure out which one. I've seen photos of both species that closely resemble this flower. Either way, it sure is a beauty. Cindy, thanks for the lead on the Calflora website.

Kpom
Kpom 10 years ago

Beautiful colors

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 10 years ago

It looks like Valley Sky Lupine Lupinus nanus. Check out the Lupine's of your county on Calflora.org

keithp2012
keithp2012 10 years ago

I think it's variegated the flowers are not all the same color

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 10 years ago

What a beautiful flower!! Nice pics!

DonnaPomeroy
Spotted by
DonnaPomeroy

San Mateo, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 10, 2012
Submitted on Mar 11, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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