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Oxytropis campestris var. spicata
yellow-flowered crazyweed, yellow-flowered locoweed

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory to Washington, east to the Rocky Mountains and northern Great Plains.

Habitat: Coastal areas, and montane to alpine.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. var. spicata Hook.
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 1(3): 147. 1831.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. ssp. gracilis (A. Nelson) Hultén
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. var. cervinus (Greene) B. Boivin
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. var. gracilis (A. Nelson) Barneby [HC]
Oxytropis gracilis (A. Nelson) K. Schum.
Oxytropis luteola (Greene) Piper & Beattie
Oxytropis monticola A. Gray [KZ99]
Oxytropis sericea Nutt. var. spicata (Hook.) Barneby [HC]
Oxytropis villosa (Rydb.) K. Schum.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Oxytropis campestris var. spicata in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Oxytropis campestris var. spicata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Oxytropis campestris var. spicata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Oxytropis campestris var. spicata photos.

USDA Plants: Oxytropis campestris var. spicata information.

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