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Astragalus  minutissimus Wedd.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  minutissimus Wedd.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsTragacantha minutissima (Wedd.) Kuntze
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaBoliviaChile North, (Tarapaca)Peru
grassland
Altitude3000-4500m
Description leaves 5-15mm, leaflets 6-11 pairs, elliptic-ovate, to 1mm long, carnose, thinly appressed hirsute, flowers sessile, 5mm long, solitary, axillary
Size1-5cm
Colorblue, bluish white
Bloomlate summer, autumn
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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