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Astragalus  sempervirens Lam.  sect. Adiaspastus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  sempervirens Lam.  sect. Adiaspastus
SynonymsAstragalus aristatus LHr.
 Astragalus cephalonicus C.Presl
 Astragalus nevadensis ssp. catalaunicus Braun-Blanq.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceGreeceItalySpainSwitzerland
rocks and scree
Altitude900-2800m
Description stipules lanceolate, ciliate, leaflets 6-10 pairs, linear-oblong, pungent, shortly and softly lanate, flowers few in subsessile capitate raceme, pod oblong
Size20-25cm
Colorpale purple, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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