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Trifolium  alpinum L.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Trifolium  alpinum L.  trib. Trifolieae
SynonymsLupinaster alpinus (L.) C.Presl
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description glabrous, leaves trifoliolate, leaflets lanceolate or linear, flowers large, dark striate, 18-25mm long, in 3-12-flowered head
Size10-15cm
Colorpale purple, pink
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; basal cuttings in late spring and summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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