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Lupinus bingenensis Suksd.
Bingen's Lupine
Fabaceae (Pea family)

Introduction to Vascular Plants

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Lupinus bingenensis var. subsaccatus

Species Information

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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

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