white lupine


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

Beautiful white lupines I find too, violets white and purple.
"Summer on the Lakes, in 1843" by S.M. Fuller
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
Lupin was silent and very white.
"813" by Maurice Leblanc
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
Near the summit of the mound the path was lost in a foam of the blue, lilac, and white butterfly blossoms of the lupine.
"Everyday Adventures" by Samuel Scoville

In poetry:

Its cold, round crystals
form and slide and settle
in the white hens' feathers,
in gray glazed cabbages,
on the cabbage roses
and lupins like apostles;
"The Moose" by Elizabeth Bishop