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Astragalus  chubutensis Speg.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  chubutensis Speg.  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (ChubutNeuquénSanta Cruz)
cold steppes
Altitude300-3300m
Description silvery white sericeous, leaves 2-6cm, leaflets 19-27 pairs, lanceolate to obovate, 3-8mm, raceme erect, above leaves, flowers 3-8, sessile, ca. 1cm long
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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