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Astragalus  nummularius Lam.  sect. Caprini 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  nummularius Lam.  sect. Caprini
SynonymsTragacantha nummularia (Lam.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaKritiLebanon-Syria
rocky slopes
Altitude500-1800m
Description acaulescent, leaves 5-10cm, leaflets 4-12 pairs, ovate to suborbiculate, truncate or emarginate, villose, flowers in subsessile raceme, corolla 15-20mm long, pod ovoid
Size3-10cm
Coloryellow
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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