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Lupinus bingenensis var. subsaccatus Suksd. Suksd.
Suksdorf's lupine (Bingen lupine)
Fabaceae (Pea family)

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Perennial herb from a branched stem-base; stems several, erect, 40-70 cm tall, slender, mostly unbranched, appressed-hairy.
Basal and alternate along the stem, palmately compound, the leaf-stalks equal to the leaflets except the lowermost, which are 3-5 times as long as the blades; leaflets 8 to 13, narrowly oblanceolate, 1-5 cm long, hairy on both surfaces.
Pods, silky-hairy; seeds usually 4.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia

Habitat / Range

Dry sagebrush flats and forest openings in the steppe and lower montane zones; rare in SC and SE BC, known recently only from the Moyie Lake area and Stump Lake; S to CA.

Source: The Illustrated Flora of British Columbia


The climate type for this species, as reported in the: "British Columbia plant species codes and selected attributes. Version 6 Database" (Meidinger et al. 2008), is not evaluated, unknown or variable.

Synonyms and Alternate Names

Lupinus sulphureus subsp. subsaccatus (Suksd.) L. Phillips
Lupinus sulphureus var. subsaccatus (Suksd.) C.L. Hitchc.

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