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Astragalus  exscapus L.  sect. Caprini 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  exscapus L.  sect. Caprini
SynonymsAstragalus angustiflorus ssp. hellenicus (Boiss.) Ponert
 Astragalus hellenicus Boiss.
 Astragalus leiocarpus Shuttlew.
Territory Western Asia
thickets and steppes
Altitude200-2200m
Description acaulescent, stipules lanceolate, plumose, petioles adpressed hirsute, leaflets 8-10 pairs, appresed sericeous, ovate-elliptic, obtuse, flowers 2-3 in sessile raceme
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
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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