Lupinus caudatus (Tailcup lupine)

Low to moderate water requirement; full sunlight. Perennial with deep blue flowers, blooms May to September in open areas throughout the Great Basin. Performs well at high elevations, especially sagebrush flats or alluvial plains.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Fabaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Forb/herb

Native Status: Perennial

Growth Form: Multiple stem

Mature Height:  8-20 in..

Bloom Color: Blue

Bloom Period: May-September

Annual Precipitation: 19 in.

Drought Tolerance: Medium

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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Wetland Indicator Status:

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

Nitrogen fixation:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: High

pH Range: 7.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 18,000

Seeding Rate: 20-30 PLS lbs/acre

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Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS