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Astragalus  depressus L.  sect. Tapinodes 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  depressus L.  sect. Tapinodes
SynonymsAstragalus bonannii J. & C.Presl
 Astragalus helminthocarpos Vill.
 Astragalus leucophaeus Sm.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1000-2700m
Description appresed grey pubescent, stipules ovate, ciliate, leaflets 9-11 pairs, orbiculate-obovate, retuse, adaxially glabrous, flowers in capitate raceme, pod glabrous, linear
Size5-10cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca+
Typetuft
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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