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Cytisus  decumbens (Durande) Spach  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Cytisus  decumbens (Durande) Spach  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsSpartium decumbens Durande (basionym)
 Genista pedunculata ssp. decumbens (Durande) Gams
 Genista prostrata Lam.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaFranceGreeceItalySpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Description leaves simple, oval, acute, grey-green and hirsute on both faces, flowers in pairs, axillary
Size5-10cm
Colorbright yellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typedecumbent shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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