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Afghanistan (N); India (N); Himachal Pradesh; Jammu-Kashmir; Punjab; Pakistan (N) as per ILDIS;
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Afghanistan, India, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, West Himalaya as per POWO;
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Seen this Oxytropis sp. (Herb) near Pangong lake, ladakh.
(Atitude: 14200 ft approx).
Family: Fabaceae
Date/Time: 21-06-2016 / 07:00am..


Oxytropisspecies so far in efi


As mentioned for a previous inquiry, Oxytropis is a large genus; some of the species in Ladakh are difficult to identify/distinguish.
One has to inspect Oxytropis carefully, as Stewart lists 10 species from Ladakh, whilst Klimes & Dickore have 14 in their more up-todate checklist incl. a hybrid between O.microphylla and O.chiliophylla!  It is a very large genus indeed.
Sometimes not easy to distinguish between Oxytropis and Astragalus.
I do not initially have any suggestions which species … photographed at Pangong Lake.
Hopefully, others can help?

Appears close to images at Oxytropis cachemiriana Cambess.



I guess does not match with suggested both. Could it be Oxytropis arenae-ripariae Vassilcz. though endemic to Nepal ?
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Seen this Oxytropis sp. (Herb) near Pangong lake, ladakh.
(Atitude: 14200 ft approx).
Family: Fabaceae
Date/Time: 21-06-2016 / 06:40am..


Oxytropisspecies so far in efi


As mentioned for a previous inquiry, Oxytropis is a large genus; some of the species in Ladakh are difficult to identify/distinguish.
One has to inspect Oxytropis carefully, as Stewart lists 10 species from Ladakh, whilst Klimes & Dickore have 14 in their more up-todate checklist incl. a hybrid between O.microphylla and O.chiliophylla!  It is a very large genus indeed.
Sometimes not easy to distinguish between Oxytropis and Astragalus.
I do not initially have any suggestions which species … photographed at Pangong Lake growing amongst Potentilla bifurca.
Hopefully, others can help?

I think appears close to images at Oxytropis cachemiriana Cambess.


Oxytropis chiliophylla Benth. ??


Looks different from Oxytropis chiliophylla as per
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https://inaturalist.ca/taxa/1078008-Oxytropis-chiliophylla
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This species probably be Oxytropis macrophylla as resembling to that. Confirmation required from other sources. This is mostly common species in Ladakh.



I am not sure about O. chiliophylla but does not look like O.microphylla. Did not find O. macrophylla.
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References: POWO  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  WCSP  GBIF (High resolution specimens) Flora of Pakistan

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