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Astragalus  arnottianus (Gillies) Reiche  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  arnottianus (Gillies) Reiche  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca arnottiana Gillies (basionym)
 Astragalus nanus Reiche
 Astragalus philippii Speg.
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile Central
steppes
Altitude2000-4500m
Description leaves 3-6cm, leaflets 9-19 pairs, narrowly elliptic, setose, flowers 3-8, axillary, pedicellate, 8-12mm long, pod very ventricose, papery, red variegate
Size1-5cm
Colorbluish violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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