Mt. Rainier

Mt. Rainier Flora -- Lupinus bicolor -- (Two-color Lupine)

photos by Susan McDougall


Lupinus bicolor

An annual, Two-Color Lupine grows on packed ground in a couple of locations in low elevations. The flowers are blue and borne in a raceme.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: May 18, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7387, -121.9122, 2070
Date: May 18, 2014
Lupinus bicolor

The stems are short and the flowers small, but their form and the whorled leaves confirm the identity. Short-lived, it is an ephemeral species.

Location: Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park

Date: May 18, 2014

Author: Susan McDougall
Sunshine Point, Mount Rainier National Park
GPS: 46.7387, -121.9122, 2070
Date: May 18, 2014

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