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Astragalus  scorpioides Willd.  sect. Sesamei 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  scorpioides Willd.  sect. Sesamei
SynonymsAstragalus canaliculatus Willd.
 Astragalus uncinatus Bertol.
 Tragacantha scorpioides (Willd.) Kuntze
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern AsiaAlgeriaCorseLebanon-SyriaMoroccoPalestine, (Israel)Spain
rocky slopes
Description leaves 3-8cm, leaflets 7-8 pairs, oblong or ovate-oblong, truncate, sparsely hirsute or adaxially glabrous, flowers solitary, 18-20mm long, pod linear, curvate
Size5-30cm
Colorbluish, yellowish
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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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