silvery lupine

noun

Definition of silvery lupine 

: either of two silvery-pubescent herbs of the western U.S. with blue or purple flowers:

a : an herb (Lupinus argenteus) that has foliage poisonous to sheep

b : an herb (L. caudatus) that is common on well-drained land

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