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Oxytropis  megalantha H.Boissieu  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  megalantha H.Boissieu  trib. Galegeae
Territory Eastern AsiaJapan, (Hokkaido)
rocky slopes
Description densely white or grey hirsute, lower leaves 5-8cm, leaflets 8-11 pairs, thick, narrowly ovate-oblong, 2-3cm, acute, margins involute, flowers 3-7, 2cm long, calyx sericeous
Size10-20cm
Colorbluish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Japan www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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