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

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

Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus

Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus)

Largeleaf lupine as seen along the Springwater Trail about 200 meters west of Linnemann Junction in western Gresham, OR........May 23, 2011.

Raceme of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Close-up sideview of a flower of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus)

Additional close-up photos of the open raceme and flower of largeleaf lupine. Note the broad banner index (moderately wide angle between the upper banner petal and lateral wing petals) of the flower. Photographed along the Springwater Trail about 200 meters west of Linnemann Junction in western Gresham, OR.........May 23, 2011.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Raceme of flowers of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus)

Flower of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Palmately compound leaf of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Flowers of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus)

Largeleaf lupine blooming near the trailhead for Bigelow Basin, Siskiyou National Forest...........July 14, 2012.

Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus) - Flower of Bigleaf Lupine, Large-leaved Lupine, Many-leaved Lupine: Lupinus polyphyllus var. polyphyllus (Synonyms: Lupinus polyphyllus var. pallidipes, Lupinus polyphyllus ssp. polyphyllus, Lupinus superbus, Lupinus superbus var. bernardinus, Lupinus superbus var. elongatus)

Largeleaf lupine blooming in vernally moist prairie at Lacamas Prairie NAP in southeastern Clark County, Washington.........May 21, 2016.

Paul Slichter