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Lupinus lepidus

Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl.


Pacific Lupine

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusLupinus“Wolf,” because of the mistaken belief that lupines ravage land they grow on; in fact, they contribute nutrients
SpecieslepidusElegant, graceful

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Lupinus lepidus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.

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Lupinus lepidus (Pacific Lupine)

8/29/2007 · Crater Lake, OR
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain


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