Page author: David Giblin
Lupinus bicolor
small-flower lupine, two-color lupine
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington, but also in southeastern part of state; British Columbia south to California, east to Arizona.

Habitat: Open meadows, grasslands, prairies, and sandy riverbanks at low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Lupinus bicolor Lindl.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Lupinus bicolor Lindl. ssp. bicolor [IFBC]
Lupinus hirsutulus Greene
Lupinus micranthus Douglas, homonym (illegitimate) [HC]
Lupinus micranthus Douglas var. bicolor (Lindl.) S. Watson
Lupinus polycarpus Greene [KZ99]
Lupinus strigulosus Gand.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Lupinus bicolor in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Lupinus bicolor checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lupinus bicolor atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lupinus bicolor photos.

USDA Plants: Lupinus bicolor information.

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