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Astragalus  leucocephalus Bunge  sect. Poliothrix 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  leucocephalus Bunge  sect. Poliothrix
Territory Western AsiaChinaIndian SubcontinentAfghanistanTibetIndiaNepalPakistanWest Himalaya
grassland
Altitude1500-4000m
Description leaves 4-10cm, leaflets 21-41, oblong to elliptic, 4-7mm, grey appressed pubescent, flowers numerous in dense raceme, corolla 6-8mm long, pod ovoid, white pilose
Size10-20cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, 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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