[Lupinus perennis subsp. perennis var. occidentalis L.]
Etymology: Lupinus: from the Latin lupus for "wolf," alluding to the belief that these plants robbed the soil, which is the opposite of the truth
Plants: perennial forb
Hazardous: Careful, this plant is hazardous!
Conservation Status: Native
Atlas of the Wisconsin Prairie and Savanna Flora: by T.S. Cochrane & H.H. Iltis: habitat, distribution infomation / flowering and fruiting times USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos