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Atraphaxis  compacta Ledeb.   
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Atraphaxis  compacta Ledeb. 
SynonymsTragopyrum compactum C.Presl
Territory SiberiaMiddle AsiaChinaMongoliaAltayXinjiangKazakhstanKirgizistanWest Siberia
steppes
Altitude300-1500m
Description leaves crowded on old branches, grey-green, orbiculate or broadly oval, 4-7mm long, glabrous on both faces, obtuse, flowers 2-6, axillary
Size10-35cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in late summer; layering in spring
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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