|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Fabales||Legumes (pea and bean families)|
|Family||Fabaceae||Legume family (peas and beans)|
|Genus||Oxytropis||From oxys, “sharp,” and tropis, “keel,” in reference to the beaked flower petals|
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Oxytropis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 20 May 2011.
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(Oxytropis) · 7/7/1999 · Florissant and Lake George area, CO · By Tim Chandler Species not yet identified