wild lupine


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Noun1.wild lupine - stout perennial of eastern and central North America having palmate leaves and showy racemose blue flowerswild lupine - stout perennial of eastern and central North America having palmate leaves and showy racemose blue flowers
genus Lupinus, Lupinus - herbs or shrubs: lupin
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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We used linear models to explore between-group differences in the abundances of four species of conservation interest: wild lupine (Lupinus perennis), butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa), and St.
GOING NATIVE: Purple coneflowers, wild lupine, and a variety of other native grasses and wildflowers add color and lushness to the backyard of a home landscaped by JFNew, an ecological Consulting and environmental engineering firm based in Walkerton, Ind.
And one kind of endangered butterfly--the Karner blue--needs wild lupine to survive.