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Silvery Lupine

Lupinus argenteus



First Noted by Expedition
July 7, 1806, in Lewis and Clark County, Montana.
 

Description
Silvery lupine is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae), which includes trees, shrubs, herbs, and vines with compound or occasionally simple leaves and flowers usually in clusters. Flowers of three distinct types; bilaterally symmetrical pea flower is the most common. Height: 12-30 in (30-76 cm).
 

Habitat
Sagebrush plains and grasslands. Clay-rich soil.
 

Range
Most of North Dakota, west to British Columbia, and south to Arizona.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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