Oxytropis lambertii (Lambert's Locoweed)
Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
Oxytrpois lambertii is a common plant in the foothills and lower montane. Flowers are a bright red-purple with white streaks at the bottom of the banner. Flowering stems are upright and leafless. Seed pods are held upright on the stems.

Vegetation zone:  Plains, Foothills, Montane
Time of bloom:  March - August
Origin:  Native
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers