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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Lupinus perennis var. gracilis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-12-001?:
Lupinus perennis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lupinus nuttallii

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Sundial Lupine


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Lupinus perennis ssp. gracilis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Lupinus perennis var. gracilis

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-12-001?:
Lupinus perennis   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Lupinus nuttallii

 

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4251

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Common in Coastal Plain (rare in Piedmont)

Look for it on sandhills and sandy or dry rocky roadsides, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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...Dry

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 7-11 leaflets
Leaves clustered, nearly whorled
Petioles (2) 5-10 (15) cm long
Stipules are filiform.

FLOWER:
Spring
Blue
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, monadelphous, of 2 lengths
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Legume

 

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