Silvery Lupine

Lupinus argenteus

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  • Silvery Lupine | Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus) Photo: Matt Lavin
  • Silvery Lupine | Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus) Photo: Matt Lavin
  • Silvery Lupine | Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus) Photo: Matt Lavin
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Basic Information

Order

Fabales

Family

Fabaceae

Size

1-4 ft

Leaf Color

Gray-Green

Blooming Season

Early Summer

Bloom Color

Purple

Attracts

Birds, Hummingbirds

Danger

Warning! Silvery Lupine, as all plants in the genus Lupinus are poisonous if consumed, especially the seeds.

Silvery Lupine Habitat

Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus) is a striking wildflower that thrives in the western United States along streams, disturbed areas and open meadows and forest.

Silvery Lupine Facts

Silvery Lupine (Lupinus argenteus) is beautiful wildflower that graces many trailside throughout the west. Its showy purple blooms attract hummingbirds. It gets its name from its silver stem that is covered in fine hairs. Silvery Lupine spreads quickly and is often observed in colonies.

Silvery Lupine Distribution



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