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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Oxytropis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Oxytropis oreophila A. Gray var. oreophila
Habit: Plant cespitose, silvery or gray, silky. Leaf: basal; leaflets 7--17, 2--10 mm, elliptic to oblong, folded. Inflorescence: head-like, included or exserted; flowers 2--12, ascending or erect. Flower: corolla 7--10 mm, pink-purple or white. Fruit: ascending or erect, 9--15 mm, 7--9 mm wide, ovate-inflated, thinly papery, incompletely 2-chambered; generally sessile. Chromosomes: 2n=16.
Ecology: Open gravelly or rocky ground, talus, at or above treeline; Elevation: 2700--3800 m. Bioregional Distribution: SnBr; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Arizona. Flowering Time: Jul Note: Variable; alpine plants only a few cm tall.
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski
Jepson Online Interchange
Listed on CNPS Rare Plant Inventory
Previous taxon: Oxytropis deflexa var. sericea
Next taxon: Oxytropis parryi
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski 2017. Oxytropis oreophila var. oreophila, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=62832, accessed on February 22, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 22, 2017.