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Lupinus perennis, Lupin, Bluebonnet, Quaker-Bonnets


Perennial that grow up to 30 inches. Leaves grow alternate with hairy segments. Flowers are blue, purple, white, magenta or dual colored. Fruit grows in fuzzy, pea-like pods.


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Concern Level

Only during drought conditions, unpalatable.

Toxic Parts

All parts of the plant are toxic, especially the pods and seeds. Toxicity can vary by season.


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Occur within an hour to a day of ingestion, trouble breathing, changes in behavior, tremors, nervousness, depression, lack of coordination, birth defects, coma, death.


Contains d-lupanine alkaloid which affects the nervous system. Can be fatal


More Information

Veterinary Medicine Library

*It should be noted that we are not veterinarians. This information is written specifically for horses and should be used for reference purposes only. If you think your horse has eaten something toxic call your vet right away.

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