This deep lavender flower can stand 8-30 inches tall. The Karner Blue Butterfly depends on this plant for a food source.
The flowers of Wild lupine are generally purplish in color, but can range from blue to white and sometimes even pink. The leaves are spread out in a fan-shape of 7-11 leaflets, described as "palmately compound". The seedpods are often hairy and generally contain 2 or more seeds per pod.