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  • noun

Synonyms for Oxytropis

large widely-distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate flowers each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal

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Biological flora of the Canadian prairie provinces, I: Oxytropis besseyi (Rydb.
Pallas 16 Oxytropis lambertii Pursh 10 Pediomelum argophyllum (Pursh) 13, 19 Grimes Pediomelum digitatum (Nutt.
The species in summer pasture were: Kobresia huimlis, Stipa aliena, Lancea tibetica, Kobresia pygmaea, Gentiana squarrosa, Leontopodium leontopodioides, Thalictrum alpinum, Oxytropis deflexa, Saussurea superba, Potentilla fruticosa, Taraxacum brevirostre, Potentilla anserine, Poa calliopsis, Potentilla multifida, Leontopodium nanum.
It has been used as an instrument drug to study glucoprotein N-link oligosaccharide since its initial extraction from the fruit of Australian Swainsona canescens and North America locoweed (including Astragalus and Oxytropis spp.