Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09822 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis viscida Nutt.
J.G. Harris   3659  
   with D.L. Taylor
Coll. Date 24 July 2004 
Northwest Territories
Locality Cape Bathurst Peninsula, ca 9 km SSW of Cape Bathurst, along the shores of the Arctic Ocean.
     Elev.: 0 ft. (0 m.)
Habitat Notes sandy bluffs, arctic tundra, sea level. 
Latitude Longitude 70° 29'  48" N, 128° 8'  56" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Oxytropis borealis var. viscida (Nutt.) Welsh

     Aragallus viscidulus Rydb.
     Aragallus viscidulus var. depressus Rydb.
     Oxytropis gaspensis Fern. & Kelsey
     Oxytropis ixodes Butters & Abbe
     Oxytropis leucantha var. depressus (Rydb.) Boivin
     Oxytropis leucantha var. gaspensis (Fern. & Kelsey) Boivin
     Oxytropis leucantha var. ixodes (Butters & Abbe) Boivin
     Oxytropis leucantha var. magnifica Boivin
     Oxytropis leucantha var. viscida (Nutt.) Boivin
     Oxytropis viscida Nutt.

Common Name(s): sticky crazyweed, sticky pointloco, viscid locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531355, 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. viscida


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09822s1.jpg

Nearby Accessions

Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
09727 Achillea millefolium  subsp. borealis   "boreal yarrow" same section
09813 Androsace chamaejasme  var. arctica  same section
09836 Braya glabella  subsp. glabella   "smooth northern rockcress" same section
09835 Braya pilosa      "hairy northern rockcress" same section
09828 Draba corymbosa      "flat-topped whitlow-cress" same section
09829 Dryas integrifolia      "entireleaf mountain-avens" same section
09830 Matricaria ambigua      "mayweed" same section
09827 Oxyria digyna      "alpine mountainsorrel" same section
09728 Oxytropis campestris  var. varians   "field locoweed" same section
09826 Papaver radicatum      "rooted poppy" same section
09729 Pedicularis capitata      "capitate lousewort" same section
09823 Pedicularis lanata      "woolly lousewort" same section
09824 Phlox richardsonii      "Richardson's phlox" same section
09730 Potentilla pulchella      "pretty cinquefoil" same section
09726 Primula borealis      "northern primrose" same section
09719 Saxifraga cernua      "nodding saxifrage" 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 viscida  Nutt.

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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