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Adesmia  erinacea Phil.  trib. Adesmieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  erinacea Phil.  trib. Adesmieae
SynonymsAdesmia senticula Phil.
 Patagonium erinaceum (Phil.) Kuntze
 Patagonium senticulum (Phil.) Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile North
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude2500-4400m
Description spines large, white, leaves 5-10mm long, leaflets sericous, 3-4 pairs, obovate, crowded on apex of rhachis, flowers dark veined, 7-12mm long, in lax raceme
Size15-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, cushion
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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