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Lathyrus  linifolius (Reichard) Bässler  trib. Vicieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lathyrus  linifolius (Reichard) Bässler  trib. Vicieae
SynonymsOrobus linifolius Reichard (basionym)
 Lathyrus montanus Bernh.
 Orobus tuberosus L.
Territory Northern Africa
thickets and heaths
Description leaves pinnate, leaflets 4-8 pairs, linear to elliptic, with dinstinct tendrils, flowers 2-6 in raceme, corolla ca. 15mm across
Size30-40cm
Colorcrimson
Bloomspring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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