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

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine

Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus

Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

Bigleaf lupine blooming in wetlands next to the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refgue...........June 20, 2013.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows a close-up of the upper stem, leaves and inflorescence of bigleaf lupine as seen in wetlands along the Willard Springs Foot Trail, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge...........May 19, 2007.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows bigleaf lupine growing at the edge of a pond to the west of Lakeside Road at the public fishing area on Conboy Lake NWR.........June 21, 2008.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows bigleaf lupine as seen at dusk in Muddy Meadows on the northern flanks of Mt. Adams.........June 21, 2005. The young plants seen here are up to one meter high. The leaves of course are very wide, with very long leaflets. Many of the young leaves are purplish in color as evidenced by their dark coloration in the photos above and below.

Close-up of a flower of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows a close-up of the flower of bigleaf lupine as seen in Muddy Meadows on the northern flanks of Mt. Adams........July 12, 2005.

Close-up of a raceme of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows a close-up of a portion of the inflorescence of bigleaf lupine as seen in Muddy Meadows on the northern flanks of Mt. Adams.........July 12, 2005.

Palmately compound leaf of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows the leaf of bigleaf lupine (a diameter of perhaps 20-25 centimeters) as seen at dusk in Muddy Meadows on the northern flanks of Mt. Adams........June 21, 2005.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows a bigleaf lupine as seen in moist soils along Kreps Lane at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge...........June 3, 2007.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo above shows a close-up of a portion of the inflorescence of bigleaf lupine as seen in Muddy Meadows on the northern flanks of Mt. Adams..........July 12, 2005.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis) - Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

Bigleaf lupine beginning to bloom in vernally moist wetlands and along the irrigation ditch along the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake NWR.......May 15, 2020.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis) - Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis) - Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus matanuskensis, Lupinus pseudopolyphyllus, Lupinus stationis)

The photo at left shows bigleaf lupine as seen in wetland coniferous forest along Troh Lane at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.........June 17, 2014. The photo at center shows bigleaf lupine at the forest-wetland interface along the Willard Springs Trail, Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge.........June 5, 2014.The photo at right shows bigleaf lupine blooming in wetlands along an old water canal along the Willard Springs Trail at Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge........May 24, 2016.

Paul Slichter