Friday Flora: A better view

How is your view today? When I look out my window I see the snow falling, gray skies, and the dismal frigid environment that we seem unable to escape here in Minnesota. When I look away from my window and back to my computer screen, I see hope.

From the Ned L. Huff Lantern Slide Collection in the Department of Botany records:

Lupinus perennis (Wild Lupine) near Vadnais Lake, undated

Lupinus perennis (Wild Lupine), nearer view, undated