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Oxytropis  songorica (Pall.) DC.  sect. Orobia 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  songorica (Pall.) DC.  sect. Orobia
SynonymsAstragalus songoricus Pall. (basionym)
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaChinaMongolia
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-2800m
Description acaulescent, grey pubescent, leaves 10-20cm, leaflets 14-20 pairs, oblong to lanceolate, mucronate, 1-2cm, raceme elongate, 5-10cm, many flowered, flowers 17-20mm long
Size15-40cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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