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Astragalus  patagonicus (Phil.) Speg.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  patagonicus (Phil.) Speg.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca patagonica Phil. (basionym)
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthChile South
cold steppes
Altitude0-2100m
Description leaflets linear, acuminate, flowers ca. 1cm long in dense head, pod compressed, ellipsoid, 25mm long, densely cinereous-setose, irregularly spotted
Size10-20cm
Colorreddish violet
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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 of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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