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Mountain goldenbanner
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Scientific classification
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Thermopsis
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T. montana
Binomial name
Thermopsis montana
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Thermopsis montana, the false lupin, mountain goldenbanner, golden pea, mountain thermopsis, or revonpapu, is a plant species which is native of the western United States. The Latin specific epithet montana refers to mountains or coming from mountains.

Cultivation

It is used as a medicinal plant, and as an ornamental plant in gardens. However, it is suspect of being poisonous. It is avoided by livestock.

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