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Seashore Lupine
(Seacoast Lupine, Chinook Lupine)

Lupinus littoralis




First Noted by Expedition
January 24, 1806, at Fort Clatsop, Oregon.
 

Description
The seashore 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: To 1.5 by 1.6 ft (0.45 by 0.5 m).
 

Habitat
Sand dunes.
 

Range
Washington, Oregon, California.
 

Note
Species information from enature.com
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