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Astragalus  peruvianus Vogel  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  peruvianus Vogel  trib. Galegeae
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (JujuyLa RiojaTucuman)BoliviaPeru
grassland
Altitude3000-4800m
Description leaves to 4cm long, leaflets ovate to lanceolate, thick, 1-2mm long, silvery appressed hirsute, flowers solitary, sessile, 6-10mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorlilac
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium 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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