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Oxytropis  splendens Hook.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  splendens Hook.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsOxytropis richardsonii (Hook.) K.Schum.
 Oxytropis splendens var. richardsonii Hook.
 Oxytropis splendens var. vestita Hook.
Territory
american prairie
Description sericeous, leaves 10-25cm, leaflets of 3-6 in whorls, lanceolate, 5-20mm long, racemes closely above leaves, compact, 20-80-flowered, flowers 12-15mm, pod 10-15cm long
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple, crimson red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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