Mojave Lupine

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Mojave Lupine

Mojave Lupine  - Lupinus sparsiflorus

by: Honza
Location/Trail:  North Mountain National Trail
Date sighted:  2/27/2010
Season:  Spring
Flower Color: Violet-blue or rarely white

Plant Type: Herb, Annual

Height: Up to 16 inches (41 cm) tall

Notes: Poisonous. The banner petal has a white patch with a red-spotted yellow center. The keel petals curve upward and have a hairy fringe. The green leaves are hairy with 7 to10 narrow, lanceolate leaflets.
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