Oxytropis Lambertii
Loco Lo"co, n. [Sp. loco insane.] 1. (Bot.) A plant ({Astragalus Hornii}) growing in the Southwestern United States, which is said to poison horses and cattle, first making them insane. The name is also given vaguely to several other species of the same genus. Called also {loco weed}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) Any one of various leguminous plants or weeds besides {Astragalus}, whose herbage is poisonous to cattle, as {Spiesia Lambertii}, syn. {Oxytropis Lambertii}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • Oxytropis lambertii — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Oxytropis lambertii — ID 58669 Symbol Key OXLA3 Common Name purple locoweed Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CO, IA, KS, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX, UT, WY Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Oxytropis lambertii — noun tufted locoweed of southwestern United States having purple or pink to white flowers • Syn: ↑purple locoweed, ↑purple loco • Hypernyms: ↑locoweed, ↑crazyweed, ↑crazy weed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oxytropis lambertii var. lambertii — ID 58675 Symbol Key OXLAL2 Common Name purple locoweed Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CO, IA, KS, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, OK, SD, WY Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Oxytropis lambertii var. articulata — ID 58670 Symbol Key OXLAA2 Common Name purple locoweed Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution KS, NM, OK, TX Growth Habit Forb/herb Durat …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Oxytropis lambertii var. bigelovii — ID 58672 Symbol Key OXLAB Common Name purple locoweed Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, CO, NM, UT, WY Growth Habit Forb/herb Du …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Oxytropis lambertii Pursh var. lambertii — Symbol OXLAL2 Common Name purple locoweed Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Oxytropis lambertii Pursh — Symbol OXLA3 Common Name purple locoweed Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Oxytropis lambertii Pursh ssp. bigelovii (A. Gray) W.A. Weber — Symbol OXLAB Synonym Symbol OXLAB2 Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Oxytropis lambertii Pursh ssp. bigelovii (A. Gray) W.A. Weber — Symbol OXLAB Synonym Symbol OXLAB2 Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

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