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Astragalus  macroceras Bong.  sect. Xiphidium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  macroceras Bong.  sect. Xiphidium
SynonymsAstragalus macrolobus M.Bieb.
Territory SiberiaChinaMongoliaXinjiangIrkutskTuvaWest Siberia
steppes
Altitude900-2500m
Description leaflets 4-7 pairs, lanceolate-oblong, 7-15mm, densely appressed pubescent, flowers 5-9 in umbellate raceme, corolla 20-24mm, pod linear, ascendent, 2-3cm, hirsute
Size5-20cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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