This is a valley lupine—or at least, that’s what we call it around here. There are lots of kinds of lupines, and I gather that they have different common names in different places. They’re also a little hard to distinguish for an amateur like me. But I’m pretty sure that if you’re in Southern California, a valley lupine is indeed what this is.

March 29, 2019 — Orange County, California

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