Taxon  Report   6036 
Oxytropis deflexa  (Pall.) DC.  var. sericea  Torrey & A. Gray
Blue nodding locoweed,  Blue pendent pod oxytrope
Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea
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Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea
© 2005 Dean Wm. Taylor
Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea
© 2015 Steve Matson
Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea
© 2017 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Oxytropis
Parent Record Oxytropis deflexa
Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Oxytropis deflexa ssp. sericea
PLANTS: Oxytropis deflexa var. parviflora
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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: Feb 19, 2018).

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