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Caragana  grandiflora (M.Bieb.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Caragana  grandiflora (M.Bieb.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae
SynonymsRobinia grandiflora M.Bieb. (basionym)
Territory Eastern EuropeMiddle AsiaCaucasusWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Description leaflets 2 pairs, 4-7mm, linear-oblanceolate, apex spinose, flowers solitary, calyx tubular, lobes lanceolate, corolla 18-25mm long, pod acuminate
Size30-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 3-6 months,
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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