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Ononis  crispa L.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Ononis  crispa L.  trib. Trifolieae
SynonymsOnonis natrix ssp. crispa (L.) Font Quer & Marcos
Territory Southwestern EuropeBalearesSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1000m
Description branchlets densely glandular hirsute, upper leaves trifoliolate, lower leaves often pentafoliolate, leaflets orbiculate, 7-9mm long, sinuate, flowers in raceme
Size20-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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