Rock Garden Plants
Astragalus  eucosmus B.L.Rob.  sect. Malacothrix 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  eucosmus B.L.Rob.  sect. Malacothrix
SynonymsAstragalus curtiflorus M.E.Jones
 Astragalus elegans Bunge
 Astragalus sealei Lepage
Territory
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudesubalpine
Description appressed pubescent, leaflets 20-27 pairs, approximate, linear or elliptic-oblong, acute, adaxially glabrous, flowers in dense raceme, corolla 20-25mm long
Size20-30cm
Colorpurplish violet
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
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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