Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 09685 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
FabaceaeFabaceaeFabaceae  
Species Oxytropis borealis DC.
Infraspecific    var. borealis 
Common name   boreal locoweed
Collector(s)
J.G. Harris   3698  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 25 July 2004 
Geography Canada.  Northwest Territories.  
Locality Cape Bathurst Peninsula, ca 10 km SSW of Cape Bathurst. 
 
Elev.: 16 ft. (5 m.)
Habitat Notes frost heaves on ice wedge polygons, arctic tundra. 
Latitude Longitude 70° 29'  39" N, 128° 5'  0.01" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated

Taxonomy


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

     Oxytropis borealis var. borealis DC.

     Oxytropis glutinosa Porsilid
     Oxytropis uralensis var. subsucculenta Hook.
     Oxytropis viscida var. subsucculenta (Hook.) Barneby

Common Name(s): boreal locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531352, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Rosidae
                            Order: Fabales
                                Family: Fabaceae
                                    Genus: Oxytropis
                                        Species: Oxytropis borealis
                                            Variety: Oxytropis borealis var. borealis
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09685s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 09686s2.jpg 
09686

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09712 Alopecurus alpinus  var. alpinus   "Mountain foxtail" same section
09833 Androsace chamaejasme  var. arctica  same section
09711 Arctagrostis latifolia      "wide-leaf polargrass" same section
09684 Astragalus alpinus      "alpine milkvetch" same section
12041 Braya glabella  ssp. glabella   "smooth northern rockcress" same section
09703 Braya glabella  ssp. glabella   "smooth northern rockcress" same section
09834 Cardamine digitata      "Richardson's bittercress" same section
10005 Cardamine pratensis  var. angustifolia   "cuckoo flower" same section
09718 Cardamine pratensis  var. angustifolia   "cuckoo flower" same section
09702 Cerastium beeringianum      "mouse-ear chickweed" same section
09706 Draba corymbosa      "flat-top draba" same section
09699 Eriophorum scheuchzeri      "white cottongrass" same section
09704 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
09687 Oxytropis maydelliana  ssp. melanocephala  same section
09700 Papaver radicatum      "rooted poppy" same section
09697 Pedicularis capitata      "capitate lousewort" same section
09787 Pedicularis sudetica      "sudetic lousewort" same section
09701 Phlox richardsonii      "Richardson's phlox" same section
09707 Poa arctica  ssp. arctica   "arctic bluegrass" same section
09789 Polygonum viviparum      "alpine bistort" same section
09831 Potentilla pulchella      "pretty cinquefoil" same section
09698 Primula borealis      "northern primrose" same section
09694 Primula stricta      "strict primrose" same section
09825 Salix arctica     same section
09693 Saxifraga caespitosa  ssp. caespitosa   "tufted saxifrage" same section
09692 Saxifraga cernua      "nodding saxifrage" same section
09786 Saxifraga cernua      "nodding saxifrage" same section
09716 Saxifraga hirculus  var. propinqua  same section
09788 Saxifraga oppositifolia      "purple mountain saxifrage" same section
09832 Saxifraga serpyllifolia      "thymeleaf saxifrage" same section
09705 Senecio atropurpureus      "arctic groundsel" same section
09790 Senecio integerriums  var. exaltatus   "Columbia ragwort" same section
09785 Silene uralensis  ssp. uralensis   "apetalous catchfly" same section

Locale


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

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

Links

Taxon Links for species Oxytropis borealis  DC.

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

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Oxytropis+borealis

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