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Plants of the San Marcos Foothills Preserve

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Lupinus Hirsutissimus (Stinging Lupine)

Uncommon native annual herb found in open areas, including oak woodland. Often found after fires. Flowers are red-violet to magenta. Blooms winter though spring.

Lupinus Hirsutissimus (Stinging Lupine). NATIVE. Pictured in winter.


Lupinus Hirsutissimus (Stinging Lupine). NATIVE. Pictured in winter.


Lupinus Hirsutissimus (Stinging Lupine). NATIVE. Pictured in winter.