Lupinus plattensis S. Watson
Nebraska lupine, Dune bluebonnet
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
Synonym(s): Lupinus glabratus, Lupinus ornatus var. glabratus
USDA Symbol: LUPL
Found in Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, far northeastern New Mexico, and far northwestern Texas, Lupinus plattensis has blue flowers with a dark spot on the standard and paddle-shaped leaflets.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
BibliographyBibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 328 - Wildflowers of Texas (2003) Ajilvsgi, Geyata.
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lupinus plattensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus plattensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus plattensis
MetadataRecord Modified: 2016-04-26
Research By: TWC Staff