Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz
Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.
Lupinus: from the Latin lupus for "wolf," alluding to the belief that these plants robbed the soil, which is the opposite of the truth
polyphyllus: polys for "many, frequent, much;" phyllon for "leaves"
|Status: ||Introduced - escaped|
|Plant: ||erect, perennial, to 40" tall forb, coarse|
|Flower: ||blue, 5-parted; inflorescence a 8"-24" dense, conical cluster (raceme)|
|Leaf:||palmately divided into 11-17 leaflets|