[The Pea Family East of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Lupines East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Lupinus

Sabin's Lupine: Lupinus sabinianus (Synonyms: Lupinus sabinii, Lupinus sericeus ssp. sabinei)

Sabin's Lupine: Lupinus sabinianus

The list below is a beginning list to attempt to identify which lupines might be found east of the Cascades in Washington and Oregon. Unfortunately, the taxonomy for the lupines is not consistent between the two states (or the USDA), and several species may be listed twice under different names which are accepted by one state but not the other.

Sicklekeel Lupine: Lupinus albicaulis var. albicaulis -

Drew's Silky Lupine: Lupinus albicaulis var. shastensis -

Anderson's Lupine: Lupinus andersonii -

Longspur Lupine, Spur Lupine, Spurred Lupine: Lupinus arbustus (Synonyms: Lupinus amabilis, Lupinus arbustus ssp. arbustus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. arbustus var. arbustus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. arbustus var. montanus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. calcaratus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. neolaxiflorus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. pseudoparviflorus, Lupinus arbustus ssp. silvicola, Lupinus arbustus var. montanus, Lupinus argenteus ssp. argenteus var. laxiflorus, Lupinus argenteus var. laxiflorus, Lupinus caudatus, Lupinus caudatus var. submanes, Lupinus caudatus var. subtenellus, Lupinus laxiflorus, Lupinus laxiflorus ssp. laxiflorus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. calcaratus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. cognatus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. elmerianus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. laxiflorus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. lyleianus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. pseudoparviflorus, Lupinus laxiflorus var. silvicola, Lupinus lyleianus, Lupinus mucronulatus var. umatillensis, Lupinus sulphureus var. applegatianus) -

Spurred Lupine (correct name?): Lupinus arbustus X sericeus - Wallowa Mts.

Silvery lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. argenteus (Synonyms:Lupinus argenteus ssp. argenteus, Lupinus corymbosus, Lupinus johannis-howellii ) -

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) -

Silvery Lupine: Lupinus argenteus var. holosericeus -

Silvery Lupine: Lupinus argenteus ssp. argenteus var. laxiflorus - ?

Bicolored Lupine, Two-color Lupine, Miniature Lupine: Lupinus bicolor ssp. bicolor -

Kellogg's Spurred Lupine: Lupinus caudatus (Lupinus argenteus ssp. heteranthus) -

Biddle's Lupine: Lupinus biddlei -

Sand Lupine: Lupinus brevicaulis -

Common Broad-leaved Lupine, Broadleaf Lupine, Broad-leaved Lupine: Lupinus latifolius var. latifolius (Synonyms: Lupinus alpicola, Lupinus caudiciferus, Lupinus columbianus, Lupinus confusus, Lupinus cytisoides, Lupinus lasiotropis, Lupinus latifolius ssp. latifolius, Lupinus latifolius var. columbianus, Lupinus latifolius var. ligulatus, Lupinus latifolius var. longipes, Lupinus ligulatus, Lupinus perennis ssp. latifolius, Lupinus rivularis var. latifolius) -

Columbia Gorge Lupine, Silky Lupine: Lupinus latifolius x sericeus (formerly Lupinus latifolius ssp. thompsonianus or Lupinus sericeus ssp. sericeus var. thompsonianus) -

Broad-leaved Lupine: Lupinus latifolius var. viridifolius -

Desert Lupine, Dry Ground Lupine, Prairie Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. aridus (Synonyms: Lupinus aridus ssp. aridus, Lupinus aridus var. aridus, Lupinus lepidus ssp. aridus, Lupinus volutans) -

Cusick's Dwarf Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. cusickii -

Dwarf Lupine, Pacific Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lepidus (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus ssp. lepidus, Lupinus minmus) -

Donner Lake Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus aridus var. lobbii, Lupinus chionophilus, Lupinus lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosus, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) -

Donner Lake Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. sellulus (Synonyms:Lupinus cusickii ssp. brachypodus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. subpandens, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus, Lupinus sellulus ssp. ursinus, Lupinus sellulus var. artulus, Lupinus sellulus var. medius, Lupinus sellulus var. sellulus) -

Prairie Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. utahensis -

Velvet Lupine, White-leaved Lupine, Woolly-leaved Lupine, Poison Lupine: Lupinus leucophyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus canescens, Lupinus cyaneus, Lupinus enodatus, Lupinus forslingii, Lupinus holosericeus var. amblyophyllus, Lupinus leucophyllus var. belliae, Lupinus leucophyllus var. canescens, Lupinus leucophyllus ssp. erectus, Lupinus leucophyllus ssp. leucophyllus, Lupinus leucophyllus ssp. leucophyllus var. canescens, Lupinus leucophyllus ssp. leucophyllus var. leucophyllus, Lupinus leucophyllus var. leucophyllus, Lupinus leucophyllus var. plumosus, Lupinus leucophyllus var. retrorsus, Lupinus leucophyllus var. tenuispicus, Lupinus macrostachys, Lupinus plumosus, Lupinus retrorsus) - (OR Flora has no varieties)

Hybrid Lupine: Lupinus leucophyllus X sericeus -

Bushy Yellow Lupine, Butter Lupine: Lupinus luteolus - Collection near the southeastern end of Klamath Lake, Klamath County, OR?

Dwarf Mountain Lupine: Lupinus lepidus (varieties cusickii, lepidus, lobbii, sellulus and utahensis) -

Chick Lupine: Lupinus microcarpus (Synonyms: Lupinus densiflorus var. densiflorus, Lupinus microcarpus var. microcarpus, Lupinus subvexus, Lupinus subvexus var. transmontanus) - Annual.

Nevada Lupine: Lupinus nevadensis -

Small-flowered Annual Lupine: Lupinus polycarpus (formerly Lupinus micranthus) -

Burke's Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus burkei ssp. burkei (formerly Lupinus polyphyllus var. burkei) -

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Meadow Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus saxosus, Lupinus saxosus var. saxosus, Lupins saxosus var. subsericeus, Lupinus subsericeus) -

Hairy Big-leaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. prunophilus (Synonyms: Lupius arcticus var. prunophilus, Lupinus garfieldensis, Lupinus prunophilus, Lupius wyethii var. prunophilus) - In Oregon, this taxa includes Wyeth's lupine (Lupinus wyethii).

Meadow Lupine, Rock Lupine, Stony-ground Lupine:: Lupinus polyphyllus var. saxosus -

Rusty Lupine, Low Lupine, Small Lupine: Lupinus pusillus ssp. intermontanus -

Sabin's Lupine: Lupinus sabinianus (Synonyms: Lupinus sabinii, Lupinus sericeus ssp. sabinei) -

Asotin Silky Lupine, Asotin Silk Lupine: Lupinus sericeus var. asotinensis(Synonym: Lupinus sericeus ssp. asotinensis) -

Silky Lupine : Lupinus sericeus (multiple varieties) -

Whitish Lupine, Bingen Lupine: Lupinus sulphureus var. subsaccatus, Lupinus bingenensis var. subsaccatus - (L. leucopsis var. bingensi )s- Herbage strongly appressed-silky villous throughout. Found from Hood River County in Oregon and western Klickitat County in Washington.) ( L. leucopsis var. mollis) - Herbage spreading-villous. Keel not ciliate. Found from Hood river to Gilliam and Wheeller counties in northern Oregon and Klickitat county in Washington (more easterly than var. bingensis.)

Sulphur Lupine: Lupinus sulphureus (ssp. sulphureus):

Lilliput Lupine: Lupinus uncialis -

Wyeth's Lupine, Biddle's Lupine: Lupinus wyethii (Synonyms: Lupinus biddlei, Lupinus wyethii ssp. wyethii)

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