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Lambert’s Locoweed

This locoweed deserves its own entry because it is distinctively different than the white version. It’s flower is bright magenta and purple, slightly smaller and narrower. The flower has a narrow tube that opens sharply into several petals: two turned upward and two straight out on a right angle.

Wildflower Details

Scientific Name:Oxytropis lambertii
Growing Season:All summer
Soil Type:Open areas
Other Names:

Purple Locoweed, Lambert's Locoweed

Habitat:Semi-desert, Foothills, Montane