Oxytropis
crazyweed, locoweed, oxytrope
3 species
6 subspecies and varieties
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Oxytropis borealisboreal crazyweed, boreal locoweed
Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Rocky Mountains, also in eastern Canada.
Habitat: Subalpine and alpine areas.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Growth Duration: perennial
var. viscida – sticky boreal crazyweed, sticky boreal locoweed
Oxytropis campestrisfield locoweed, yellow locoweed
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Oregon, east across the northern U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Forest openings and rocky balds from sea-level to the alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Growth Duration: perennial
var. columbiana – slender crazyweed
var. cusickii – Cusick's field crazyweed, Cusick's field locoweed
var. spicata – yellow-flowered crazyweed, yellow-flowered locoweed
var. wanapum – Wanapum crazyweed, Wanapum locoweed
Oxytropis deflexapendent-pod crazyweed, pendent-pod locoweed
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in north-central Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, and east across Canada to the Atlantic Coast.
Habitat: Montane forest openings and meadows to the subalpine and alpine.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Growth Duration: perennial
var. sericea – pendent-pod crazyweed, pendent-pod locoweed