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Astragalus  norvegicus Grauer  sect. Orobella 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  norvegicus Grauer  sect. Orobella
SynonymsAstragalus arcticus Bunge
 Astragalus lapponicus (DC.) Schischk.
 Astragalus subpolaris Boriss. & Schischk.
Territory
grassland
Altitudearctic-alpine
Description glabrous, leaflets 5-8 pairs, oblong-ovate, flowers in compact, long pedunculate raceme, pod ovate, black hirsute
Size20-40cm
Colorpale violet
Bloomsummer
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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