Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. var. chartacea (Fassett) Barneby image
Photographer: Steven A. LaValley           

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Steven A. LaValley

Steven Spickerman

Steven Spickerman

Steven Spickerman
Family Fabaceae
Oxytropis campestris (L.) DC. var. chartacea (Fassett) Barneby
Cold Mountain crazyweed, Fassett's locoweed, northern yellow locoweed
Oxytropis: from oxus, "sharp," and tropis, "keel," in reference to the beaked flower petals
campestris: of the fields or open plains
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Status: Endangered (Federally Threatened)
Plant: erect, fuzzy, perennial forb; taprooted
Flower: purple, 5-parted, 1/3"-1/2" long; inflorescence a 1/2"-1" dense, long-stalked spike of stalkless flowers lengthening when in fruit
Fruit:stalkless, thin, papery, beaked pod
Leaf:pinnately-divided into an odd number (15-31) of lance-shaped leaflets
Habitat: sandy lakeshores
(Glossary)

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Oxytropis chartacea Fassett

         
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