Lupinus perennis L.
Common Name: WILD LUPINE
Coefficient of Conservatism: 7
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Forb

Dry usually sandy ground, ranging from prairies and open barrens or clearings to savannas of oak, jack pine, and/or aspen.

Quite variable in regard to pubescence on stems and petioles; the most hirsute extreme (tending to be more western in range and well represented in Michigan) has been named var. occidentalis S. Watson. The flowers occasionally exhibit assorted combinations of blue, purple, pink, and white, including entirely white corollas.

Locations

Allegan County
Antrim County
Barry County
Bay County
Berrien County
Branch County
Calhoun County
Cass County
Clare County
Clinton County
Genesee County
Grand Traverse County
Hillsdale County
Huron County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Isabella County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Macomb County
Manistee County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Monroe County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
St. Clair County
St. Joseph County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 18, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1327.