Lupinus croceus

Mount Eddy Lupine

Erect, green, hairy. Stems branch from base bearing numerous leaves. Leaf petioles 1–3 in. long; blades divided into 5–8 oblong leaflets, each 1 1/2–3 in. long. Flower stalks 2–12 in. high, with bright yellow-orange, hairless flowers. Seedpod just more than 1 in. long, 1/2 in. wide, hairy. Grows in dry rocky places at mid and high elevations.

  • Rarity: Locally Common
  • Flowering Time: All Summer
  • Life Cycle: Perennial
  • Height: 15--24 inches
  • Habitat: West-Side Forest, Subalpine
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  • Native: Yes