Alaska - Katmai (9/31)

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The Silver Lupine (lupinus argenteus) is plant with worldwide representation. Lupines are particularly adaptable to rocky soils as they can fix nitrogen from the atmosphere into ammonia via a rhizobium-root nodule symbiosis, fertilizing the soil for other plants.  This adaption allows lupines to be tolerant of infertile soils and capable of pioneering change in barren and poor quality soils.
The Silver Lupine (lupinus argenteus) is plant with worldwide representation. Lupines are particularly adaptable to rocky soils as they can fix nitrogen from the atmosphere into ammonia via a rhizobium-root nodule symbiosis, fertilizing the soil for other plants. This adaption allows lupines to be tolerant of infertile soils and capable of pioneering change in barren and poor quality soils.
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