Lupinus villosus Willd.
Lady lupine, Hairy lupine
Fabaceae (Pea Family)
USDA Symbol: luvi
Lupinus villosus is a hairy lupine native to southeastern North America, with lavender-blue flowers and a red-purple spot on the standard.
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Bloom InformationBloom Color: Blue , Violet
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
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Research LiteratureReslit 1845 - New chromosome numbers, meiotic behaviour and pollen fertility in American taxa of Lupinus (Leguminosae): contributions to taxonomic and evolutionary studies (2006) I. F. Conterato and M. T. Schifino-Wittmann
This information was provided by the Florida WIldflower Foundation.
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From the ArchiveWildflower Newsletter 1985 VOL. 2, NO.1 - A Glorious Spring, Lupines in Landscapes, Director's Report, Notable Quote, Wild...
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Lupinus villosus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus villosus in the Flora of North America (if available)
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MetadataRecord Modified: 2012-07-16
Research By: TWC Staff