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Astragalus  tarijensis Wedd.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  tarijensis Wedd.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus hieronymi Ulbr.
 Tragacantha tarijensis (Wedd.) Kuntze
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBolivia
shady rocks
Altitude2500-4000m
Description leaves greyish, 3-5cm long, leaflets 12-21 pairs, 4-6mm long, mucronate, adaxially glabrous, flowers 2-4, 6-8mm long, pod setose
Size5-10cm
Colorbluish lilac
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
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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