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Lupinus argenteus ssp. spathulatus (Silvery lupine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lupinus argenteus ssp. spathulatus

Lupinus argenteus Pursh ssp. spathulatus (Rydb.) Hess & D. Dunn

Silvery Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Lupinus alsophilus, Lupinus argenteus var. argentatus, Lupinus argenteus var. boreus, Lupinus spathulatus, Lupinus spathulatus var. boreus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue


USA: CO , ID , MT , SD , UT , WY

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lupinus argenteus ssp. spathulatus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus argenteus ssp. spathulatus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus argenteus ssp. spathulatus


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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