Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Lupinus perennis L. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Lee Olson

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Fabaceae
Lupinus perennis L.
sundial lupine, wild lupine
Lupinus: from the Latin lupus for "wolf," alluding to the belief that these plants robbed the soil, which is the opposite of the truth
perennis: perennial
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-24" tall forb
Flower: blue to less commonly white, 5-parted, 1" long; inflorescence a 4"-8" tall, dense, conical cluster (raceme) of stalked flowers; blooms May-June
Fruit:hairy, oblong, flattened pod coiling when open; 2 to several seeds
Leaf:palmately-divided into 7-11 leaflets
Habitat: full to partial sun; dry to moderate moisture; woods, prairies; in sandy soil
(Glossary)

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