Please submit a search term.

Thermopsis villosa

Common Name(s):
Bush pea, Carolina lupine, False lupine, Thermopsis
Categories:
Perennials, Wildflowers
Comment:

Native to the mountains of the Carolinas and Georgia, this is a clump-forming plant with tall spikes of yellow lupine-like flowers.

Season:
Spring, summer
Height:
3-5 ft.
Flower Color:
Yellow
Hardiness:
3-10
Foliage:
Leaves are divided into three elliptic to top-shaped leaflets; large leafy stipules at the base of the leafstalk; woolly-hairy plant; much-branched
Flower:
1 in. yellow sweet-pea-like flowers in crowded, long and narrow erect clusters; flattened seed pods
Site:
Rich, well-drained soil; sun; found in dry open woods and along roadsides
Life Cycle:
Perennial
Tags:
summer, sun, perennial, spring, yellow

NCCES plant id: 2757

Thermopsis villosa Thermopsis villosa detail
Debbie Roos