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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oxytropis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oxytropis borealis DC.
Habit: Plant generally cespitose, green, puberulent, generally +- sticky-glandular. Leaf: basal; leaflets 21--39, 2--15 mm, reduced distally on stem, ovate to lance-oblong. Inflorescence: head- or spike-like raceme, generally exserted, longer in fruit or not; flowers 4--many, ascending to erect. Flower: corolla 10--20 mm, white or +- yellow to red-purple (drying blue). Fruit: ascending to erect, 8--14 mm, 5--6 mm wide, lanceolate to ovate, +- inflated, papery, +- incompletely 2-chambered; stalk-like base 0.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
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Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2016. Oxytropis borealis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=35797, accessed on May 04, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 04, 2016.