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Astragalus  arnacanthoides (Boriss.) Boriss.  sect. Rhacophorus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  arnacanthoides (Boriss.) Boriss.  sect. Rhacophorus
SynonymsTragacantha arnacanthoides Boriss. (basionym)
 Astragalus arnacantha var. kutepovii Širj.
 Astragalus arnacantha var. longespinus Širj.
Territory Eastern EuropeSouth European Russia
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description leaflets 4-6 pairs, oblong-linear, acute, appressed grey pubescent, 6-8mm, flowers of 2, axillary, producing oblong, dense head, corolla 12mm long
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
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
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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