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Dorycnium  hirsutum (L.) Ser.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Dorycnium  hirsutum (L.) Ser.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsLotus hirsutus L. (basionym)
 Bonjeania hirsuta (L.) Rchb.
 Bonjeania hirta Jordan & Fourr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude0-1550m
Description usually white sericeous, leaves pentamerous, leaflets oblong-obovate, 8-25mm long, flowers 4-10, 10-15mm long, in compact, spherical head
Size30-50cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer, autumn
Ca+
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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