ⓘ Lupinus shockleyi

                                     

ⓘ Lupinus shockleyi

Lupinus shockleyi is a species of lupine known by the common name purple desert lupine. It is native to the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts, where it grows in open desert habitat. It is an annual herb growing up to 30 centimeters tall. Each palmate leaf is made up of 8 to 10 leaflets measuring 1 to 3 centimeters in length. The inflorescence is a small spiral of flowers. Each flower is about half a centimeter long and deep purple-blue in color with a yellowish patch on its banner. The fruit is an oval legume pod coated in thick, inflated hairs.

                                     
  • Pursh Lupinus setifolius Planchuelo D.B. Dunn Lupinus shastensis Lupinus albicaulis Lupinus shockleyi S. Watson purple desert lupine Lupinus sierrae - blancae
  • mollissima Glycorrhiza lepidota Lupinus arizonicus Lupinus concinnus Lupinus excubitus Lupinus odorata Lupius shockleyi Marina parryi Pediomelum castoreum
  • eximium which has tightly pinnate leaves similar to mousetail Ivesia shockleyi and can be found growing on talus and rocky outcrops on lofty peaks
  • purple bushbean Macroptilium atropurpureum purple desert lupine Lupinus shockleyi quebracho Lysiloma divaricatum quickstick Gliricidia sepium red