Lupinus arizonicus

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Lupinus arizonicus
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Class: Magnoliopsida
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Order: Fabales
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Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
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Genus: Lupinus
Subgenus: Platycarpos (Wats.) Kurl.
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Species: L. arizonicus
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Lupinus arizonicus
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Lupinus arizonicus (Arizona lupine) is a flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Mojave Desert of the United States, growing in open places and sandy washes below 1100 m altitude. It is common around Joshua Tree National Park and Death Valley National Park.

It is an annual plant growing to 10–50 cm in height. The leaves are palmately compound with 6–10 leaflets, each leaflet 1–4 cm long and 5–10 mm broad, on a 2.5–7 cm long petiole. The flowers are magenta to dark pink, 7–10 mm long, produced 20–50 or more on a tall spike.


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