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Oxytropis

 

 

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderFabalesLegumes (pea and bean families)
FamilyFabaceaeLegume family (peas and beans)
GenusOxytropisFrom 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

(Oxytropis) · 7/7/1999 · Florissant and Lake George area, CO · By Tim Chandler Species not yet identified