An annual lupine with violet flowers, found in open areas and also after burns. Truncate leaf lupine seems to like serpentine areas where there's a little soil on top of rock.
Lupines fix atmospheric nitrogen, (increases the fertility of the soil) integral to plant community, seeds eaten by California quail.
Lupinus truncatus tolerates serpentine.
Lupinus truncatus is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Lupinus truncatus has color green and is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Lupinus truncatus has color violet and has a fragrance.
Communities for Lupinus truncatus:Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub and Southern Oak Woodland.