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Lupinus microcarpus, also known as Chick Lupine, is an annual plant that grows from sea level to 5,200 ft in elevation in Southern California. It can attain a height of nearly 3 feet.
The flowers are generally pink to purple in color, but can also be between white and yellow; they are produced in open whorls on an erect spike.
Sunset Zone(s): All Zones
USDA Zone(s): 7-10
Blooming Period: Spring
Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Type: Gravelly, sandy, loamy
Water Usage: Xeric once established, enjoys occasional watering.
Collection elevation: 2300 feet
Location: San Bernardino County