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Oxytropis

Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
ok-SEE-troh-pus
Description

Locoweed is a genus of perennial plants in the bean family.  They are hairy and produce showy racemes of white, pink, yellow, or purple flowers.  They are well known for being toxic to grazing animals.  

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Tags:
#weedy#perennial weed#problem for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#weedy#perennial weed#problem for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Oxytropis
    Family:
    Fabaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Temperate Northern Hemisphere
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Weed
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Type:
    Legume
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    Yes
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Horses
    Weedy