I saw this plant on the ground near Sentinal Dome at Yosemite. Can someone please tell me what it is? I'd like to try growing it. enter image description here

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It appears to be a Brewer's Lupine (Lupinus Breweri), see the description here. Clearly a lupin flower, but curious in that it forms a low, prostrate spreading mat of foliage, and silvery-looking due to the hairy surface of the leaves.

  • Not sure it is a Lupinus. Here (Europe) we have many similar looking Fabaceae on alpine level. (whiteish leaves, and prostrate: common mountain traits). In any case I will not guess about genus and species of US mountain species. Commented Aug 19, 2019 at 7:54

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