Lupine, blue bonnet (Lupinus argenteus)
Scientific Name: Lupinus argenteus
Common Name: Lupine, blue bonnet
Type: Native (also cultivated)
Berries/Fruits: Bean-like seeds found in 1 inch long hairy pods
Flowers: Blue-purple to white blossoms appearing throughout summer
Description: Grows from lower elevations up to 10000 feet in elevation. Approximately 20 inches tall. Compound leaves, with 6-9 lance-shaped leaflets, with a silvery covering. All parts, especially ripe seeds, are potentially toxic.