Old Maid's Bonnets: Wild Pea: Sun Dial. Lupinus perennis.
Pulse Family. May - June.
An erect, branching, leafy plant, found in dry, sandy places. New England to Minnesota, southward to the Gulf of Mexico.
Violet-blue, blossoms pea-like in long clusters.
Compound, 7 - 11 long, narrow leaflets radiating from a common center.