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Lupinus  caespitosus Torr. & A.Gray  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lupinus  caespitosus Torr. & A.Gray  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsLupinus lepidus ssp. caespitosus (Nutt.) Detling
 Lupinus caespitosus var. utahensis (S.Watson) Cox
 Lupinus watsonii A.Heller
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude3500-3800m
Description subacaulescent, appressed sericeous, leaves palmatipartite, leaflets 5-7, oblanceolate, 10-25mm, raceme compact, hidden amongst leaves, flowers 7-8mm
Size5-10cm
Colorlilac, pale blue, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyThe Jepson Manual ucjeps.berkeley.edu
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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