BCP/Lupinus

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Lupinus

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Profile for Lupinus (Lupin)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:The flowers are produced in dense or open whorls on an erect spike, each flower 1-2 cm long, with a typical peaflower shape with an upper 'standard', two lateral 'wings' and two lower petals fused as a 'keel'. Due to the flower shape, several species are known as bluebonnets or quaker bonnets.
Foliage:The leaf blades are usually palmately divided into 5–28 leaflets or reduced to a single leaflet in a few species of the southeastern United States.
Fruit:The fruit is a pod containing several seeds.
Life Cycle: perennial
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Regional data and additional images for Lupinus

Regional data:
New Hampshire: (native) May, June

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