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Lupinus littoralis

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Authors: Douglas  

Botanical Description

Tufted perennial, with decumbent or prostrate stems, 20-60cm or more in length, from a woody base. Leaflets five to nine, oblanceolate, 2-3.5cm long, softly long-hairy. Flowers 1-1.3cm long, blue or lilac. California to British Columbia, in coastal sand and scrub. Like L. variicolor but lacking the colour range and having bright yellow roots.

a, L. lepidus; b, L. littoralis; c, L. sericeus;