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Astragalus  austraegaeus Rech.f.  sect. Malacothrix 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  austraegaeus Rech.f.  sect. Malacothrix
SynonymsAstragalus insulae-karpathi Eig
 Astragalus tauricola ssp. austraegaeus (Rech.f.) Ponert
 Astragalus tauricola var. niveus Barbey
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.Kriti
rocky slopes
Description acaulescent, leaves 4-10cm long, leaflets 12-16 pairs, oblong-ovate, acute, abaxially densely appressed hirsute, raceme oblong, many flowered, corolla 15-22mm, pod ovoid
Size5-10cm
Coloryellowish 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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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