Page author: David Giblin
Hedysarum occidentale
western sweet-vetch

Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains in Washington; British Columbia to Washington, Idaho and Utah, east to Alberta, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Habitat: Alpine and subalpine meadows.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Hedysarum occidentale Greene
Publication: Pittonia 3(13): 19. 1896. 1896.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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var. occidentale – western sweet-vetch
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Hedysarum occidentale in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Hedysarum occidentale checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Hedysarum occidentale atlas page.

CalPhotos: Hedysarum occidentale photos.

USDA Plants: Hedysarum occidentale information.

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