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Syrmatium  decumbens (Benth.) Greene  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Syrmatium  decumbens (Benth.) Greene  trib. Loteae
SynonymsHosackia decumbens Benth. (basionym)
 Hosackia nevadensis (S.Watson) Parish
 Lotus douglasii Greene
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.MexicoBritish ColumbiaCaliforniaIdahoMexico NorthwestNevadaOregonWashington
rocky slopes
Altitude800-2800m
Description hirsute to villose, greyish, leaflets mostly 5, broadly elliptic to obovate, 5-15mm, flowers 8-10mm across in spherical umbels, pod 1cm long
Size5-10cm
Colororange, yellow
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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