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Cytisus  austriacus ssp. pygmaeus (Willd.) Briq.  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Cytisus  austriacus ssp. pygmaeus (Willd.) Briq.  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsCytisus pygmaeus Willd. (basionym)
 Chamaecytisus calcareus (Velen.) Kuzmanov
 Chamaecytisus pygmaeus (Willd.) Rothm.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaBulgariaTurkey-in-EuropeTurkeyYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2100m
Description leaflets 5-12mm, oblanceolate or elliptic, on both faces hirsute, flowers of 1-4 in heads, calyx densely appressed hirsute, pod 2cm long, villose
Size5-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typecompact shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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