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Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis (Sundial lupine)
Cressler, Alan

Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis

Lupinus perennis L. ssp. gracilis (Nutt.) D. Dunn

Sundial Lupine

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Lupinus gracilis, Lupinus nuttallii, Lupinus perennis var. gracilis

USDA Symbol: lupeg

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

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


Record Modified: 2018-07-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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