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Lupinus formosus (Summer lupine)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Lupinus formosus

Lupinus formosus Greene

Summer Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: LUFO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Blue
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug



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.

Find Seed or Plants

Find seed sources for this species at the Native Seed Network.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

USDA: Find Lupinus formosus in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Lupinus formosus in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Lupinus formosus


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

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