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Cytisus  spinescens C.Presl  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Cytisus  spinescens C.Presl  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsChamaecytisus spinescens (C.Presl) Rothm.
 Cytisus candidus C.Presl
 Cytisus subspinescens Briq.
Territory Southeastern EuropeItalyYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Description branchlets in youth appressed white pubescent, later spiny, leaflets 3-11mm, obovate-cuneate, adaxially appressed pubescent, abaxially sericeous, flowers of 1-2, ca. 3cm long
Size10-20cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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