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Oxytropis borealis var. viscida
sticky boreal crazyweed, sticky 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.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Oxytropis borealis DC. var. viscida (Nutt.) S.L. Welsh
Publication: Great Basin Naturalist 50(4): 358 [1991]. 1990.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Aragallus viscidulus Rydb.
Aragallus viscidulus Rydb. var. depressus Rydb.
Oxytropis gaspensis Fernald & S.L. Kelsey
Oxytropis ixodes Butters & Abbe
Oxytropis leucantha (Pall.) Pers. var. depressus (Rydb.) B. Boivin, orthographic variant
Oxytropis leucantha (Pall.) Pers. var. gaspensis (Fernald & S.L. Kelsey) B. Boivin
Oxytropis leucantha (Pall.) Pers. var. ixodes (Butters & Abbe) B. Boivin
Oxytropis leucantha (Pall.) Pers. var. magnifica B. Boivin
Oxytropis leucantha (Pall.) Pers. var. viscida (Nutt.) B. Boivin
Oxytropis viscida Nutt. [HC]
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Oxytropis borealis var. viscida in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Oxytropis borealis var. viscida checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Oxytropis borealis var. viscida atlas page.

CalPhotos: Oxytropis borealis var. viscida photos.

USDA Plants: Oxytropis borealis var. viscida information.

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