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lupins lean

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Yesterday our drive in western New Brunswick was dominated by two things: the wind and the roadside wildflowers.


Buttercups, bunchberry, bluets and lupins fill the ditches with bloom. The lupins  (Lupinus sp.) dominate – mostly purple and blue, but occasionally white, pink or even yellow. The wind was blowing so hard, you could use the flower heads and leaves to measure wind direction!



Copyright Jane Tims 2017

Written by jane tims

June 12, 2017 at 8:42 am

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  1. Gorgeous! I love finding those. It looks like yours are trying to reach the sun?

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    June 13, 2017 at 5:24 pm

  2. Lupines bending in the breeze ~ so pretty!

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    Barbara Rodgers

    June 12, 2017 at 9:31 am

    • Hi Barbara. Thanks. Very blowsy! Lots of wildflowers and escapes from old gardens this time of year. Jane


      jane tims

      June 12, 2017 at 10:07 am

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