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.
|Scientific Name:||Oxytropis lambertii|
|Growing Season:||All summer|
|Soil Type:||Open areas|
Purple Locoweed, Lambert's Locoweed
|Habitat:||Semi-desert, Foothills, Montane|