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Hedysarum boreale ssp. mackenziei (Richardson) S.L. Welsh

6 photos.
The "boreal sweetvetch", "northern sweet vetch", "wild sweet pea" or "bear root" is
a large, poisonous, multi-stemmed species found at both low and high elevations.

ITIS Taxonomic Serial No. 524125

1.  Mid-June.  Multi-stemmed plant(s?).








2.  Late June.  Blossom cluster.

3.  Mid-June.  Blossom cluster from
slightly higher angle.  Buds upper-left.

4.  Late June.  Large group of plants
along Steese Highway.

5.  Close-up of plants in photo 4.

6.  Mid-August.  Plant in seed showing

Photo 1 taken east of Eagle summit,
perhaps near Mammoth Creek.
Elev. approximately 1600 ft.

Photos 2 and 4-6 taken on Central
side of Eagle Summit.
65°  30.08' N,   145°  22.84' W
Elev. 3700 ft

Photo 3 taken near 66 mile
Steese Highway
65°  17.4' N,   146°  29.4' W
Elev.1400 ft.