Lupinus cosentiniiCommon name: Sandplain Lupin

Meaning of name: Lupinus is the Latin word for Lupins. The meaning of the name cosentinii is not known.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to the extreme south west of Western Australia.

Remarks: A herb to 1.4 metres tall. The blue flowers are produced from August to November. This is a commonly cultivated plant. It is native to the Mediterranean Region.

References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.