A different species of lupine up here, I guess.
Neat to see such different lupines here -- much different than the Texas bluebonnets that I'm used to. :)
A gate was blocking my checking out this plant closer...
Beautiful..3 feet tall. Big Bend
Lupinus, commonly known as lupin or lupine (North America), is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae. The genus includes over 200 species, with centers of diversity in North and South America. Smaller centers occur in North Africa and the Mediterranean.