All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Pacific Lupine</strong>
<em>Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii</em> / Pea Family
Mt. Saint Helens National Monument
June 26, 2009

These pretty little lupines grow in the most devastated areas in front of the volcano. Lupines are legumes, they ha...
Pacific Lupine
Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii / Pea Family
Mt. Saint Helens National Monument
June 26, 2009

These pretty little lupines grow in the most devastated areas in front of the volcano. Lupines are legumes, they have nodules with nitrogen-fixing bacteria which help enrich the soil for future plants.


clr: 8-v

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