[Lupines West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

White-leaved Lupine

Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons

Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx

White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

White-leaved lupine as seen at the parking area for the Upper Table Rock trailhead, northwest of Medford, OR.......April 28, 2012.

Flowers of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Flowers of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

Close-up details of the upper calyx lobes and back of the banner of white-leaved lupine as seen in talus along the Little River to the northeast of Roseburg, OR.......June 26, 2005. Note the numerous hairs on the back of the banner, one of the identifying characteristics of this species.

White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

This photo shows white-leaved lupine as seen in talus along the Little River to the northeast of Roseburg, OR.........June 26, 2005. The whitish leaves that are a characteristic of this species can clearly be seen here. Unfortunately this species was nearly bloomed out at this location by this date.

Pod of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Palmately compound leaf of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Flower of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons

These 3 photos show close-up details of the fruit, leaf and flower of white-leaved lupine as seen in talus along the Little River to the northeast of Roseburg, OR.........June 26, 2005. Click each photo to see an enlarged view.

Leaf of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Flower of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

Close-up images of a leaf and flower of white-leaved lupine as seen at the parking area for the Upper Table Rock trailhead, northwest of Medford, OR.......April 28, 2012.

White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

White-leaved lupine as seen along the north shoreline of Rough and Ready Creek at the Rough and Ready Botanical Wayside along US Highway 99 to the southwest of Cave Junction, Oregon...........April 29, 2012.

Flower of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Raceme of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx) - Leaf of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

White-leaved lupine blooming between Nickel and Table Mountains on the ridgeline north of Cow Creek, several miles west of Riddle, OR........June 10, 2017.

Leaves of White-leaved Lupine: Lupinus albifrons var. albifrons (Synonyms: Lupinus albifrons var. eminens, Lupinus albifrons var. fissicalyx, Lupinus albifrons var. flumineus, Lupinus fissicalyx)

A mass of leaves of what appears to be white-leaved lupine as seen on gravelly, serpentine slopes next to Whetstone Butte, Siskiiyou National Forest..........July 15, 2012.

Paul Slichter