One of the most beautiful wildflowers of the Pacific coastal subalpine ranges, the arctic lupine can grow in the cold summer mountains in such profusion that whole meadows will turn a bluish-purple color. These were photographed near the top of Hurricane Ridge in in the northern part of the Olympic Mountains in Washington.
- © 2012
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