Some kind of lupine... At first thought it was a Large-Leaved Lupine, but maybe now a Coville's Lupine.
San Diego County, California, US
This lupine can be found all over UBNA. Watch the bumblebees as the pollinate the flowers. The flowers have a unique mechanism for ensuring pollen transfer on to the bee.
Lupins or lupines (North America) are the members of the genus Lupinus in the legume family (Fabaceae). The genus comprises between 200 and 600 species, with major centers of diversity in South America and western North America, in the Mediterranean region and Africa.