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Carol and Jerry Baskin
University of Kentucky
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0225

Family Scientific Name: Fabaceae
Family Common Name: Pea family
Scientific Name: Oxytropis viscida Nutt ex T&G
Common Name: Sticky crazyweed
Species Code: OXYVIS
General Distribution: O. viscida is found in montane to alpine zones; from Alaska east to Newfoundland and south to Minnesota and California.
Propagation Goal: Plants
Propagation Method: Seed
Product Type: Container (plug)
Propagule Processing: Seeds exhibit physical dormancy.
Pre-Planting Treatments: Germination occurs at 20 C.
References: Kaye, T. N. (1997). Seed dormancy in high elevation plants: Implications for ecology and restoration. Pp. 115-120. T. N. Kaye, A. Liston, R. M. Love, D. L. Luoma, R. J. Meinke and M. V. Wilson (eds.). Conservation and management of native plants and fungi. Native Plant Society of Oregon. Corvallis.
Table 10.33 In: Baskin, C.J. and Baskin, J.M. Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography and Evolution in Dormancy and Germination, Academic Press, 1998. Chapter 10: A Geographical Perspective on Germination Ecology: Temperate and Arctic Zones, pages 331 to 458.

Baskin, Carol C.; Baskin, Jerry M. 2002. Propagation protocol for production of container Oxytropis viscida Nutt ex T&G plants; University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 27 August 2015). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.