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Oxytropis  lagopus var. atropurpurea (Rydb.) Barneby  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  lagopus var. atropurpurea (Rydb.) Barneby  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAragallus atropurpureus Rydb. (basionym)
 Oxytropis atropurpurea (Rydb.) A.Nelson
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.MontanaNebraskaWyoming
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description leaflets oval to oblong, sericeous lanate, 5-15mm, obtuse or acute, flowers in short capitate raceme, calyx black and white lanate, corolla 15mm long, pod lanate
Size6-10cm
Colordark purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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