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Sonoran Desert Plants
Lupinus sparsiflorus (Arroyo Lupine,Coulters Lupine)

Coffee Pot Mountain


 Lupinus sparsiflorus

 Lupinus sparsiflorus

 Lupinus sparsiflorus

 Lupinus sparsiflorus

Habitat: bajadas,roadsides,disturbed areas
Life Form: forb,annual
Leaf Description: alternate palmate
Flower Color: indigo or violet or blue
Flowering Period: Jan. to May
Spines: spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: common
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 36 (13.1 MB pdf)

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