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Lupinus diffusus Nutt.
Oak Ridge lupine, Sky-blue Lupine, Spreading lupine
Synonym(s): Lupinus villosus ssp. diffusus, Lupinus villosus var. diffusus
USDA Symbol: ludi2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Lupinus diffusus is a southeastern species with undivided, elliptic leaves and blue flowers with a whitish spot on the standard (upper petal).
Sky-blue Lupine is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae), which includes trees, shrubs, herbs, and vines with compound or occasionally simple leaves and flowers usually in clusters.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Record Last Modified: 2012-07-16
Research By: TWC Staff