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Lupinus nootkatensis Donn ex Sims
USDA Symbol: luno
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A stocky, robust lupine with stems to 24 in. tall. The palmately compound leaves are short-petioled and densely hairy. The flower clusters are large with showy, blue flowers.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun
AK , WA Canada: AB
, BC Native Distribution:
Coastal areas from the Aleutian Is. to the White Pass region in B.C. Native Habitat:
Dry slopes; gravel bars USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Description: Gravelly soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
PropagationDescription: Propagate by seed or division. Fresh-sown seed need not be treated.
Seed Collection: Not Available
Seed Treatment: Stored seed will need an acid or hot water treatment.
Commercially Avail: yes
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff