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image: Bessey's Locoweed
Photograph from Lewis and Clark Herbarium/Academy of Natural Sciences
Bessey's Locoweed

Oxytropis besseyi



First Noted by Expedition
July 6, 1806, along the Blackfoot River, Montana.
 

Description
Short, shrubby plant with silver foliage and many pinkish-purple flowers on a single stalk.
 

Habitat
Dry clay hillsides, sandy or gravelly places.
 

Range
Western United States—Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Colorado
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