Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness

Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department of Natural Sciences

Oxytropis sericea Nuttall var. sericea
(Silverleaf Loco, White Crazyweed)

Family: Fabaceae

Status: Native

Aragallus pinetorum Heller
Aragallus pinetorum Heller var. vegana Cockerell
Oxytropis pinetorum (Heller) Wooton & Standley
Oxytropis vegana (Cockerell) Wooton & Standley

Oxytropis sericea var. sericea is a white locoweed similar in most other respects to Oxytropis lambertii. It also is found in lower to middle elevation canyons and the two species are usually found together.
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Oxytropis sericea var. sericea, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Rte. 828 (Jack's Peak East), Sept. 14, 2007

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