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tree lupin

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Definition of tree lupin in English:

noun

A shrubby yellow-flowered Californian lupin, widely planted to reclaim sandy land.
  • Lupinus arboreus, family Leguminosae
Example sentences
  • Patches of mauve flowering grey leaved tree lupins added a splash of colour to the grassy slopes.
  • Crossed with the tree lupin and a range of annual species it has brought us the familiar hybrid garden lupin.
  • The track follows closely beside the concrete channel and takes you round the side of a steep hill of sandstone and pebbles covered with red tree lupins in late spring.

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