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Astragalus  australis (L.) Lam.  sect. Hemiphragmium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  australis (L.) Lam.  sect. Hemiphragmium
SynonymsPhaca australis L. (basionym)
 Astragalus gerardi (Vill.) Janka
 Astragalus helveticus (Hartmann) O.Schwarz
Territory
grassland and thickets
Altitude1800-3200m
Description hirsute, leaflets 4-8 pairs, elliptic to oval-lanceolate, flowers in lax, pedunculate raceme, pod oblong-ovoid, ventricose, glabrous
Size10-30cm
Colorwhite with violet tips
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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