This lupine is endemic to pumice flats near southern Mono Lake. Unfortunately it was not growing at any of our stops, so here is a fuzzy shot from the car!
andersonii vs argenteus
andersoni or polyphylla.
I love the tiny leaves of the Lupinus lyallii (Dwarf Mountain Lupine).
Seen on the Lost Horse Mine Trail
Common in openings
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.