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Taxon: Oxytropis sericea Nutt.

 
Genus: Oxytropis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Subtribe: Astragalinae
Nomen number: 26260
Place of publication: J. Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1:339. 1838
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Jul-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 (11 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • silky locoweed  (Source: F Utah ed2) - English
  • white locoweed  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada [Northwest Territory (s.w.), Yukon Territory (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba (s.w.), Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas (w.), Nebraska (w.), Oklahoma (n.w. & c.), South Dakota (s.w.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon (s.e.), Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Nevada (n.e.), Utah]


References:

  1. Barneby, R. C. 1952. A revision of the North American species of Oxytropis DC. Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 27:269.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  4. Hultén, O. E. G. Flora of Alaska and neighboring territories. (F AlaskaHult)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  9. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  10. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  11. Welsh, S. L. 1978. Utah flora: Fabaceae (Leguminosae) Great Basin Naturalist 38:340.
  12. Welsh, S. L. 1991. Oxytropis DC. - Names, basionyms, types, and synonyms - Flora North America Project Great Basin Naturalist 51:394.
  13. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Oxytropis sericea Nutt. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26260. Accessed 16 October 2018.