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Astragalus  hypoglottis L.  sect. Hypoglottidei 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  hypoglottis L.  sect. Hypoglottidei
SynonymsAstragalus pulchellus Salsib.
 Astragalus purpureus Lam.
 Tragacantha hypoglottis (L.) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaFranceGreeceItalySpainYugoslavia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude500-2000m
Description pubescent, glaucous, stipules connate, leaflets 7-12 pairs, oblong or elliptic, acute, flowers in dense, ovate head, calyx black hirsute, pod erect, hirsute
Size15-25cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
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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