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

Field Lupine, Small-flowered Lupine

Lupinus polycarpus

Synonyms: Lupinus bicolor ssp. microphyllus, Lupinus micranthus)

Field Lupine, Small-flowered Lupine: Lupinus polycarpus (Synonyms: Lupinus bicolor ssp. microphyllus, Lupinus micranthus)

The photo above shows small-flowered lupine as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge...........May 19, 2007.

Flower of Field Lupine, Small-flowered Lupine: Lupinus polycarpus (Synonyms: Lupinus bicolor ssp. microphyllus, Lupinus micranthus)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of small-flowered lupine as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge..........May 19, 2007. The banner is located further forward, and inclined at narrower angle than the similar bicolored lupine.

Field Lupine, Small-flowered Lupine: Lupinus polycarpus (Synonyms: Lupinus bicolor ssp. microphyllus, Lupinus micranthus)

The photo above shows a good view of the congested inflorescence and palmately compound leaves of small-flowered lupine as seen along Kreps Lane in Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge...........May 19, 2007. Note the numerous spreading hairs on the petioles and lower surface of the leaflets.

Field Lupine, Small-flowered Lupine: Lupinus polycarpus (Synonyms: Lupinus bicolor ssp. microphyllus, Lupinus micranthus)

A field full of small-flowered lupine blooming in a drainage about two miles south of Grayback Mountain, Klickitat Wildlife Area.........April 26, 2016.

Paul Slichter