Thursday, July 7, 2011

Purple Lupine

I was trying to ascertain the name of the flowering herb, growing wild, or possibly xeriscaped, but obviously quite prominent in drought-stricken New Mexico. In the process, I caught an image of this flower, a purple lupine of one form or another. I don't recall the name. Sort of common in the high desert. Point and click photography is iffy at best, but that one image fascinated me.

The herb I was trying to identify? I pulled up a picture on my phone.

"Oh that? It's 'Russian Sage,'"

Purple Lupine

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