Calflora
Taxon  Report   6036    
Oxytropis deflexa  (Pall.) DC.  var. sericea  Torr. & A. Gray
Blue nodding locoweed,   Blue pendent pod oxytrope
Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Bloom Period
Family: Fabaceae  
Genus: Oxytropis
Parent: Oxytropis deflexa

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSOxytropis deflexa ssp. sericea
JEFOxytropis deflexa var. culminis
PLANTSOxytropis deflexa var. parviflora
More information about  Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 03/02/2021).