Utah Valley University Herbarium


Accession # 09189 
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Species Oxytropis lambertii Pursh
Infraspecific    var. articulata (Greene) Barneby
Common name   purple locoweed
S.L. Welsh   27698  
   with M. Ralphs
Coll. Date 08 June 2000 
United States
Meade County
Locality bluffs along E side of a broad drainage,E of Meade State Lake, ca 9.8 miles S of Meade, along Highway 23.
Habitat Notes Associated with Tall bluestem. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 37° 10'  9" N, 100° 23'  3" W
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated


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

     Oxytropis lambertii var. articulata (Greene) Barneby

     Aragallus articulatus Greene

Common Name(s): purple locoweed.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=531514, click for more information and references)

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


Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 09189s1.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 02362s1.jpg 
specimen image: 08501s1.jpg 
specimen image: 09616s2.jpg 
specimen image: 12363s1.jpg 
specimen image: 13478s1.jpg 

Nearby Accessions

  There are no nearby accessions.


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

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Stumpie Arroyo (Valley) Meade County, KS 2.5 mi. S   Kismet NE 
Happy Hill School (School) Meade County, KS 2.7 mi. SW 2444  Lake Meade 
Skunkie Arroyo (Stream) Meade County, KS 3.1 mi. S   Lake Meade 
Lake Meade (Reservoir) Meade County, KS 2.7 mi. W 2441  Lake Meade 
Seward Cemetery (Cemetery) Meade County, KS 3.2 mi. NW 2530  Lake Meade 
Odee (historical) (Locale) Meade County, KS 4 mi. S 2402  Irish Flats 
Shorts Creek (Stream) Meade County, KS 4 mi. S   Kismet NE 
Meade State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Area (Park) Meade County, KS 3.7 mi. W 2477  Lake Meade 
Meade State Park (Park) Meade County, KS 3.7 mi. W 2477  Lake Meade 
Meade County (Civil) Meade County, KS 4.5 mi. N 2415  Irish Flats NE 
Spring Creek (Stream) Meade County, KS 4.5 mi. N   Plains NE 
Atwater Cemetery (Cemetery) Meade County, KS 4 mi. SW 2467  Lake Meade 
Atwater (historical) (Locale) Meade County, KS 4.8 mi. SW 2487  Lake Meade 
Lutheran Cemetery (Cemetery) Meade County, KS 5.5 mi. S 2352  Irish Flats SE 


Taxon Links for species Oxytropis lambertii  Pursh

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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