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Astragalus  spruneri Boiss.  sect. Incani 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  spruneri Boiss.  sect. Incani
SynonymsAstragalus tempskyanus Freyn
 Astragalus thessalus Boiss.
 Tragacantha spruneri (Boiss.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.GreeceRomaniaTurkey-in-EuropeTurkeyYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Altitude300-2100m
Description subacaulis, leaflets 5-12 pairs, appressed grey pubescent, flowers in elongate raceme, pod to 15cm long, curvate
Size20-30cm
Colorpurple, violet
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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