Bessey's Locoweed - Oxytropis besseyi var. besseyi
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Lesica (2012) distinguishes this variety by the follwoing characters: racemes 2-8 cm long, loosely 8-20-flowered; leaflets 9-21.
AB and SK south to MT and WY (Kartesz 2009).
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Plains and valleys to subalpine (Lesica 2012).
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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.