Lupinus lepidus Douglas ex Lindl.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Fabales||Legumes (pea and bean families)|
|Family||Fabaceae||Legume family (peas and beans)|
|Genus||Lupinus||“Wolf,” because of the mistaken belief that lupines ravage land they grow on; in fact, they contribute nutrients|
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Lupinus lepidus description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.
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8/29/2007 · Approaching Crater Lake from North, OR
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain
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