Bessey's Locoweed - Oxytropis besseyi var. fallax
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Two locations in the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area reported for Montana. Additional documentation needed to verify its status in the state.
See species description.
Dorn (2001, Vasc. Pl. WY, 3rd ed.) distinguishes var. fallax by the following characters: haris of calyx moderately covering the readily apparent surface; lowest flower often well above the leaves.
Southwest MT and central WY (Kartesz 2009).
Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
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Rocky, sandy or clay slopes and hills (Dorn 2001).
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.