| Lupinus sparsiflorus, Pea family (Leguminosae)
|Flowers:||Vertical cluster of rich blue pea-like blossoms with yellow spots.|
|Leaves:||Each leaf is made up of 5-9 long, narrow, dark green leaflets in a palm-like arrangement.|
|Height:||Grows to 16" high.|
| Photographed March 23, near
Typically found near roadsides, on slopes and mesas.