Latin name: Lupinus hirsutissimus Benth.
  Pronunciation: loo-PIE-nus her-soo-TI-si-mus

  Common name: Stinging lupine
  Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  Habitat: Locally common in dry rocky areas, open
  wooded or brushy places below 4000', coastal
  sage scrub, chaparral, cismontane s. California

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Lupinus
  2) hirsutissimus
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