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Lupinus  lepidus Lindl.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lupinus  lepidus Lindl.  trib. Genisteae
Territory Subarctic AmericaWestern CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.AlaskaBritish ColumbiaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitude500-4000m
Description leaves mainly basal, leaflets 5-9, oblanceolate, on both faces distinctly hirsute, 1-4cm long, raceme compact, 4-15-flowered, flowers 8-13mm long, crowded, verticillate
Size10-40cm
Colorblue, 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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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