Hedysarum mackenzii Richards.
FamilyLeguminosae — APG family: Fabaceae
DescriptionStem mostly unbranched, appressed-pubescent, from stout caudex and woody root; leaves with 7-15 leaflets, lanceolate to elliptic, glabrous above, appressed- pubescent beneath; inflorescence short; calyx teeth pubescent, linear, subulate, nearly equal; wings with blunt, free auricles; keel truncate; loments pubescent, sessile or very short-stipitate, 3-8-articulated, not winged.
EcologyRocky slopes, river bars, in McKinley Park to about 1,200 meters. Described from Barren Grounds.
Broken line on circumpolar map indicates range of the doubtfully distinct H. dasycarpum Turcz.
UsesReported to be poisonous (unlike H. alpinum subsp. americanum).
Hultén's Flora About

This is a digital representation of Eric Hultén’s ‘Flora of Alaska and Neighboring Territories: A Manual of the Vascular Plants’, which was published by Stanford University Press in 1968. The book was digitized by C. Webb (at UAMN) as part of the Flora of Alaska project, with funding by the US NSF (Grant 1759964 to Ickert-Bond & Webb), and with permission of Stanford University Press. Data and images © 1968 Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. Univ. Usage licence: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0. NB: You may find OCR errors; please refer to the hard-copy if in doubt.