Some flowers I caught while on a train nerding trip a couple weeks ago. The entire yard was overgrown with Lupin and California Poppy.
It is naturally scattered through the Erharta calcina with a few along the edges. It was also planted by seed this month and last month in two restoration sites where an oil well was capped where the Tamarisks meet the Eucs near the Carpinteria Bluffs Trail and on the Farmers' Property between the on ramp of 101 at Bailard and Carpinteria Avenue on the East side.
Bicolored Lupine, Lupinus bicolor. Sunset Valley Road.
Lupinus bicolor is a species of lupine known as the miniature lupine, Lindley's annual lupine, or bicolor lupine. It is a showy flowering plant native to western North America from California to British Columbia. It is an annual lupine which often shares a habitat with the California poppy. It has a short, hairy stem and thin, palmately-arranged leaves. The inflorescence is short for a lupine at up to 8 centimeters tall. As its name suggests the...