Taxon  Report   6035 
Oxytropis borealis  DC.  var. viscida  (Nutt.) S. L. Welsh
Sticky oxytropis,  Viscid locoweed
Oxytropis borealis var. viscida
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Oxytropis borealis var. viscida, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Oxytropis borealis var. viscida
© 2013 Steve Matson
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Oxytropis
Parent Record Oxytropis borealis
Alpine Fell-fields
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PLANTS: Aragallus viscidulus var. depressus
PLANTS: Oxytropis leucantha var. viscida
PLANTS: Oxytropis leucantha var. magnifica
PLANTS: Oxytropis leucantha var. ixodes
PLANTS: Oxytropis leucantha var. gaspensis
PLANTS: Oxytropis leucantha var. depressus
PLANTS: Oxytropis ixodes
PLANTS: Oxytropis gaspensis
PLANTS: Aragallus viscidulus
PLANTS: Oxytropis viscida
More information about  Oxytropis borealis var. viscida
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 21, 2018).

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