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Hippocrepis  glauca Ten.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Hippocrepis  glauca Ten.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsHippocrepis comosa ssp. glauca (Ten.) Bonnier & Layens
 Hippocrepis comosa var. glauca (Ten.) O.Bolós & Vigo
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceItalySardegnaSiciliaYugoslavia
steppes
Description stems simple, leaflets 4-7pairs, oblong or obovate, truncate, glabrous, glaucous, flowers pendent, 5-8, in umbellate inflorescence, calyx pubescent, lobes lanceolate
Size20-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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