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Lathyrus  filiformis (Lam.) J.Gay  trib. Vicieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lathyrus  filiformis (Lam.) J.Gay  trib. Vicieae
SynonymsOrobus filiformis Lam. (basionym)
 Lathyrus canescens (L.f.) Godr. & Gren.
 Orobus canescens L.f.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceItalyMoroccoSpain
rocks
Altitude400-1800m
Description glabrous, stems angular, leaflets 2-3-pairs, oblong-lanceolate, acute, 6-7-nerved, stipules sagittate, pedicels 4-9-flowered, calyx lobes short, lanceolate
Size10-45cm
Colorbluish white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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