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Oxytropis monticola (Yellowflower locoweed)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Oxytropis monticola

Oxytropis monticola A. Gray

Yellowflower Locoweed

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Oxytropis campestris ssp. gracilis, Oxytropis campestris var. cervinus, Oxytropis campestris var. gracilis, Oxytropis gracilis, Oxytropis luteola, Oxytropis villosa

USDA Symbol: OXMO2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Yellow


USA: CO , ID , MT , ND , OR , SD , WA , WY
Canada: AB
Native Habitat: Woodland,Prairie/Meadow/Field,Riparian

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry

Additional resources

USDA: Find Oxytropis monticola in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Oxytropis monticola in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Oxytropis monticola


Record Modified: 2008-04-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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