Friday, June 5, 2009

Locoweed or Rattleweed

Locoweed or Rattleweed
Astrgalus bolanderi

Pea Family

When the soil contains the chemical selenium, it causes horses that eat it to "go crazy". When the pea pods dry and they move in the breeze, they have a rattling sound.

July to August

7/24/08 Hike to Westfalls Meadow

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