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Lupines have spread over a large part of the lowlands and this is said to have reduced the sandstorm problem in southeast Iceland. But letting loose the wolf herb is rather controversial (we may only guess the reason for deriving the name from the Latin word Lupus, meaning wolf). Purists advocates that the native vegetation should do the job, or since it cannot, leave the land as it was. This picture is taken in Vík í Mýrdal
(2010-06-02)

Iceland