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Large-leaved Lupine Beautiful purple flowers are arranged on a spike-like raceme. The individual flowers are small and pea-shaped. The leaves are palmately compound. The plant may grow to 1.5 meters tall.<br />
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Large-leaved Lupine is native to the western United States and has become quite invasive in the northeast. Numerous garden varieties exist, and can easily escape from cultivation. It has also been intentionally introduced in some areas.  It is also classified as an invasive species in Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Finland, Lithuania, New Zealand, and Ukraine. Bigleaf Lupine,Geotagged,Large-leaved Lupine,Lupinus,Lupinus polyphyllus,Spring,United States,bigleaf lupine,blue lupine,flower,lupine,purple,wildflower Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Large-leaved Lupine

Beautiful purple flowers are arranged on a spike-like raceme. The individual flowers are small and pea-shaped. The leaves are palmately compound. The plant may grow to 1.5 meters tall.

Large-leaved Lupine is native to the western United States and has become quite invasive in the northeast. Numerous garden varieties exist, and can easily escape from cultivation. It has also been intentionally introduced in some areas. It is also classified as an invasive species in Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Finland, Lithuania, New Zealand, and Ukraine.

    comments (4)

  1. Incredible structure, what a beauty. Posted 12 days ago
    1. Agreed, thanks. Posted 12 days ago
  2. Stunning Shot Posted 5 days ago
    1. Thanks! The flower did all the work ;) Posted 5 days ago

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''Lupinus polyphyllus'' is a species of lupine native to western North America from southern Alaska and British Columbia east to Alberta and western Wyoming, and south to Utah and California. It commonly grows along streams and creeks, preferring moist habitats.

Similar species: Beans
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Apr 11, 2018. Captured Jun 4, 2017 11:35 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/512s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm