[Lupines: The Genus Lupinus in Mt. Adams Country]

Dwarf Lupine, Elegant Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine

Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii

Synonyms: Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

The photo above shows dwarf lupine as seen on gravelly flats near the Bumper, a rock outcrop about one mile above Horseshoe Meadows at the southwest corner of Mt. Adams........July 27, 2006.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Elegant Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

The photo at left shows a light-flowered form of low mountain lupine as seen on the south side of Potato Hill to the north of Mt. Adams (and at the boundary between the Gifford Pinchot NF and Yakama Indian Reservation) ..........June 21, 2005. The photo at right shows low mountain lupine still in bloom near the headwaters of the Lewis River, Mount Adams Wilderness......August 28, 2021.

Close-up of a raceme of Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

The photo at left shows a close-up of the inflorescence of the same plant of low mountain lupine seen above. Photographed on the south side of Potato Hill to the north of Mt. Adams (and at the boundary between the Gifford Pinchot NF and Yakama Indian Reservation) ..........June 21, 2005. The photo at right shows low mountain lupine still in bloom on gravel outwash flats at the base of the terminal moraine of the Adams Glacier between the headwaters of the Lewis River and Adams Creek, Mt. Adams Wilderness.....August 31, 2019.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

Low mountain lupine as seen at left growing on cindery slopes on Little Mount Adams, Tract D Yakama Nation lands at the southeastern corner of Mt. Adams............August 13, 2012. The photo at right shows low mountain lupine in bloom near the junction of the South Climb Trail #183 and Round the Mountain Trail #9, Mt. Adams Wilderness.......August 30, 2018.

Close-up of a raceme of Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Elegant Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

The photo at left shows a close-up of a darker-flowered form of low mountain lupine as seen on the south side of Potato Hill to the north of Mt. Adams (and at the boundary between the Gifford Pinchot NF and Yakama Indian Reservation)...........June 21, 2005. The photo at right shows low mountain lupine in bloom at about 6700' about one mile or so west of Red Butte and about three-quarters of a mile above Foggy Flats on the north side of Mt. Adams, Mt. Adams Wilderness......August 27, 2020.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

Low mountain lupine as seen (left) along the climber's trail between the Bird Creek Meadows trailhead and Hellroaring Overlook, Bird Creek Meadows, Mount Adams..........July 20, 2015. The photo at left shows low mountain lupine on sandy soils between High Camp and the base of the terminal moraine of the Adams Glacier, Mt. Adams..........August 12, 2016.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

Low mountain lupine (including a pink-flowered form) as seen in the eastern, upper basin of Killen Creek, below the North Cleaver, Mt. Adams Wilderness.........August 11, 2016.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii) - Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

Low mountain lupine as seen near the base of the terminal moraine for the Gotchen Glacier, Mount Adams, Yakama Nation lands.........September 2, 2017.

Dwarf Lupine, Low Mt. Lupine, Prairie Lupine, Prostrate Lupine: Lupinus sellulus ssp. sellulus var. lobbii (Synonyms: Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii var. fruticulosus, Lupinus lyallii var. lobbii, Lupinus lyallii ssp. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. lyallii, Lupinus lyallii var. macroflorus, Lupinus lyallii ssp. minutifolius, Lupinus lyallii var. roguensis, Lupinus lyallii var. villosis, Lupinus minutifolius, Lupinus sellulus var. lobbii)

The photo above shows dwarf lupine as seen along the Round the Mountain Trail #9 at the old Timberline Campground site on the south side of Mt. Adams.............August 31, 1996.

Paul Slichter