Species on right: Oxytropis sp. – possibly Oxytropis campestris var. spicata (L.) DC. Hook.

Common Name: Nelson’s oxytrope (Field locoweed; Silky Locoweed)


Oxytropis campestris var. cusickii (L.) DC. (Greenm.) Barneby

Common name: Field locoweed

Species at left is Phacelia sericea (Graham) A. Gray

Photo: On a ridgetop in South Chilcotin Mtns. Provincial Park at an approx. elevation of 2200m. N. Hewitt, July 28 2019.


Sources and additional resources:

Nelson’s / silky oxytrope/locoweed: https://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Oxytropis%20campestris%20var.%20spicata

Field locoweed: https://linnet.geog.ubc.ca/Atlas/Atlas.aspx?sciname=Oxytropis%20campestris%20var.%20cusickii