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Lathyrus  laxiflorus (Desf.) Kuntze  trib. Vicieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lathyrus  laxiflorus (Desf.) Kuntze  trib. Vicieae
SynonymsOrobus laxiflorus Desf. (basionym)
 Lathyrus inermis Friv.
 Orobus hirsutus L.
Territory CaucasusWestern Asia
thickets and woods
Description stems branched, leaves with two, ovate to broadly elliptical leaflets, 1-4cm long, flowers 15-20mm long, keel whitish
Size20-25cm
Colorlavender-blue
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shade
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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