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  • Oxytropis sericea – white locoweed, Wonderland Lake Trail, Boulder, Colorado.

    Oxytropis sericea - The Panda's Thumb

  • Oxytropis sericea was the previous entry in this blog.

    Dana Carvey on Darwin (NOT Dar-lose!) - The Panda's Thumb

  • Among them are: species of grass Koeleria altaicus, Festuca Krylovus, Carex altaicusand the legume Oxytropis altaicus.

    Golden Mountains of Altai, Russian Federation

  • High-elevation pastures that are heavily grazed during summer have fewer grasses and a higher proportion of unpalatable plant species, such as Morina chinensis, Oxytropis spp., and Stellera chamae-jasme.

    Qilian Mountains subalpine meadows

  • Where hills extend above 5,000 m, Kobresia pygmaea and cushion plants like Arenaria, Androsace, and Oxytropis dominate stable slopes.

    Yarlung Zambo arid steppe

  • Lower-elevation areas may have dwarf shrubs like Ajania and Potentilla fruticosa as well as herbaceous legumes like Astragalus, Oxytropis, and Thermopsis.

    Central Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe

  • Nevertheless, centers of origin of certain genera, such as Stipa, Astragalus and Oxytropis, occur.

    Kazakh steppe

  • Vascular plants found in Mt. Assiniboine park include American alpine smelowskia Smelowskia calycina, Raynold's sedge Carex raynoldsii, Cusick's Indian paintbrush Castilleja cusickii, stalked-pod locoweed Oxytropis podocarpa, sub-alpine grassland Saussurea nuda and apetalous campion Silene uralensis attenuata.

    Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, Canada

  • The semi-desert (desert steppe) which covers most of the Great Lakes Basin has three major plant communities: the Oxytropis aciphylla - Caragana leucophloea, the Artemisia rutifolia - Caragana leucophloea, and the Amygdalus pedunculata - Caragana lecucophloea community.

    Great Lakes Basin desert steppe

  • _Oxytropis chiliophylla, _ a kind of _Astralagus_ that inhabits eastern and western Tibet; this alone was green: it formed great circles on the ground, the centre decaying, and the annual shoots growing outwards, and thus constantly enlarging the circle.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

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