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Genista  versicolor ssp. pumila (Hervier) Fern.Casas  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Genista  versicolor ssp. pumila (Hervier) Fern.Casas  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsGenista baetica var. pumila Hervier (basionym)
 Genista pumila (Hervier) Vierh.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
thickets and steppes
Altitude400-1700m
Description leaves alternate, leaflets single, 1-3mm, sericeous, lanceolate-elliptic or obovate, truncate, flowers axillary, solitary or of 2, calyx campanulate, corolla 8-12mm long
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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