field lupine


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n field lupine white-flowered Eurasian herb widely cultivated for forage and erosion control
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In literature:

With his field-glass, Lupin could distinctly see her coming in his direction.
"The Confessions of Arsène Lupin" by Maurice Leblanc
The showy wild lupine comes out with long racemes of purple, pink, blue, and white blossoms, covering sandy fields with a flush of color.
"Harper's Young People, June 8, 1880" by Various
From the fields came a whiff of ripening grain, but the heavy fragrance of the yellow lupine overwhelmed it.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
The lupin fields were in their full glory, and their peculiar orange scent met her all along the way.
"The Pastor's Wife" by Elizabeth von Arnim
In late spring the open fields about San Francisco take on a delicate, amethystine tinge, due to the blossoms of the blue-and-white lupine.
"The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits" by Mary Elizabeth Parsons
It was by the curse of our Lord, who was fleeing from the Pharisees, and hid Himself in a field of lupins.
"Naples Past and Present" by Arthur H. Norway

In news:

John Bishop, a scientist with Washington State University Vancouver, stands in a field of Lupine on the Pumice Plain at Mount St Helens.