Hedysarum boreale


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Related to Hedysarum boreale: Hedysarum coronarium, Sweetvetch
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Synonyms for Hedysarum boreale

perennial of western United States having racemes of pink to purple flowers followed by flat pods that separate into nearly orbicular joints

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Morphological and physiological variation among ecotypes of sweetvetch (Hedysarum boreale Nutt.).
(1991) found that many different plant species were positively associated with the nitrogen-fixing Hedysarum boreale. In alpine-subnival vegetation of the central Caucasus, strong positive spatial associations have also been measured among numerous pairs of vascular plants (Kikvidze, 1993).
(1993) found that densities of many late successional species were significantly greater in clumps of the pioneering nitrogen fixers Dryas drummondii and Hedysarum boreale than outside the clumps.