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Tree Lupin, Lupinus arboreus Family: Fabaceae
Lupinus arboreus
Tree Lupin


Flowering time: June - September. Introduced shrub
Height: To 3m.
An erect, bushy, shrub with long, terminal racemes of yellow or whitish-yellow flowers followed by flattened, downy seedpods. The palmate leaves are divided into 7-11 leaflets.

Habitat: Naturalised. Scattered, mainly coastal distribution on dry, sandy ground and roadsides.



Tree Lupin, Lupinus arboreus

Tree Lupin, Lupinus arboreus
Shell Bay, Dorset. August 2008

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