Page author: David Giblin
Lupinus polyphyllus
bigleaf lupine, large-leaved lupine
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Widely distributed throughout Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Colorado.

Habitat: Moist areas and stream banks, lowlands to subalpine and alpine areas.

Flowers: June-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Lupinus polyphyllus Lindl.
Publication: Bot. Reg. 13: t. 1096. 1827.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Infraspecies:
var. burkei – large-leaved lupine, many-leaved lupine    Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Idaho and Montana.
var. humicola – Wyeth's lupine    Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to southern Washington, east to the Rocky Mountains and Nevada..
var. pallidipes – large-leaved lupine   Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California.
var. polyphyllus – large-leaved lupine    Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; central British Columbia to California.
var. prunophilus – large-leaved lupine    Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to Oregon and Nevada, east to Utah and Colorado.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Lupinus polyphyllus checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Lupinus polyphyllus atlas page.

CalPhotos: Lupinus polyphyllus photos.

USDA Plants: Lupinus polyphyllus information.

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