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Oxytropis  helvetica Scheele  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  helvetica Scheele  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsOxytropis gaudinii Bunge
 Oxytropis neglecta Bertol.
 Oxytropis parvopassuae Parl.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySwitzerland
grassland
Altitude1800-3100m
Description whitish lanate, acaulescent, leaves pinnate, leaflets 7-15 pairs, elliptic, raceme 5-15-flowered, above leaves, pod narrowly oblong, hirsute
Size10-15cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate spring
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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