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Astragalus  angustifolius Lam.  sect. Tragacantha 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  angustifolius Lam.  sect. Tragacantha
SynonymsAstragalus hermoneus Boiss.
 Astragalus leucophyllus Willd.
 Astragalus olympicus Pall.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaCyprusEast Aegean Is.GreeceKritiLebanon-SyriaTurkeyYugoslavia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1000-2000m
Description leaves pinnate, leaflets 18-20 pairs, linear to ovate, grey-green, softly pubescent, flowers several in shortly pedunculate raceme, corolla apically violet
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
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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