[Lupines: The Genus Lupinus East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine

Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus

Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's spurred lupine blooming at about 8000' on the southeast flank of Strawberry Mountain, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.........August 3, 2011.

Close-up sideview of a flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up sideview of a flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up sideview of the sepals of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Close-up of the raceme of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up of the raceme of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up of the dorsal surface of the palmately compound leaf of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Additional close-up photos of Kellogg's spurred lupine blooming at about 8000' on the southeast flank of Strawberry Mountain, Strawberry Mountain Wilderness.........August 3, 2011.

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Leaf of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Close-up images of tailcup lupine as seen on slopes above the east side of the John Day River in Cottonwood Canyon State Park (or adjacent BLM lands) about two miles downstream from Oregon Highway 206........April 9, 2016.

View down onto the back of the banner and dorsal surface of the calyx tube of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up sideview of the flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Close-up frontal view of the flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Close-up sideview of the flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Close-up of the raceme of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Additional close-ups of Kellogg's spurred lupine as seen along the North Loop Road about one-half mile uphill from Jackman Park, Steens Mountain, Harney County, OR........September 1, 2011. Note the spur at the back of the flower, which in this case is about 0.4 mm long and the lack of hairs at the upper tip of the wings, which helps point to this species.

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Flower of Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's spurred lupine as seen on the Mt. Pisgah ridgeline along FS Road #2230 about one-quarter mile west of the junction with FS Road #2630, Ochoco National Forest.........June 13, 2015.

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's spurred lupine blooming along the trail to the Lakes Lookout, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest..........July 25, 2013.

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis) - Kellogg's Spurred Lupine, Spurred Lupine, Tailcup Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. heteranthus (Synonyms: Lupinus argenteus var. utahensis, Lupinus argentinus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus ssp. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus caudatus var. utahensis, Lupinus gayophytophilus, Lupinus hendersonii, Lupinus holosericeus var. utahensis, Lupinus lupinus, Lupinus meioanthus var. heteranthus, Lupinus montis-lieratatis, Lupinus rosei, Lupinus stinchfieldiae, Lupinus utahensis)

Kellogg's spurred lupine observed at left still in bloom along FS Road 3910 in the Mt. Bidwell Recreation Area, Fremont-Winema National Forest.......July 31, 2020. The photos at center and right show Kellogg's spurred lupine in bloom atop Crane Mountain, Fremont-Winema National Forest......August 1, 2020..

Paul Slichter