Tailcup lupine


Photo of tailcup lupine (Lupinus caudatus)

Lupinus caudatus

Perennial herb and forb, part of the Fabacea or pea family. Leaves arranged in palmately compound star-shaped leaflets. Pale purple cup shaped flowers on erect stems. This is an important wildflower for native bumblebees.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Learning Center. http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=LUCA

Habitat Type Tolerance Invasive?
Shrub-steppe habitats in dry areas in the western United States Full to partial sunlight No