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Lupinus concinnus

Elegant Lupine

Lupinus concinnus

Life form2, 3: forb, annual
Habitat: sand dunes
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: alternate
leaf format3: palmate
leaf shape3: oblanceolate
leaf surface3: hairy
leaf margin3: entire
Flower color2: pale to dark purple
Flowering period2: Mar. to May
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Fabaceae (bean family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Leguminosae (pea family)
Status: locally common
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
      Sonoran Desert National Monument

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