Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 01142 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis arctica R. Br.
Common name   arctic locoweed
J.G. Harris   1730  
Coll. Date 12 August 1982 
Geography Canada.  Newfoundland.  
Locality Burnt Cape, pistolet Bay. 
Elev.: 98 ft. (30 m.)
Habitat Notes dry Limestone gravel barrens. 
Latitude Longitude 51° 34'  N, 55° 45'  W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Oxytropis arctica R. Br.

Common Name(s): arctic locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=26163, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Oxytropis
                                        Species: Oxytropis arctica


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 01142s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
01137 Braya fernaldii      "Fernald's northern rockcress" same section
01143 Sedum rosea  var. integrifolium  same section
01140 Solidago simplex      "coastal goldenrod" same section


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name


Taxon Links for species Oxytropis arctica  R. Br.

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

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