Lupinus sp.

Lupinus sp.

Fabaceae Form - a native of Eastern North America, grows 2 to 3 feet in height - all parts of the plant are toxic, can cause breathing problems, behavioral changes, trembling, birth defects, coma, death Culture - dry, well drained acidic soil - full/partial sun - self sows, long taproot makes it difficult to transplant - soak seeds overnight in water before sowing Foliage -dense clusters of pea-like blossoms -spear shaped leaves with smooth surface and hairy underside originating from long stalks