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Astracantha  thracica (Griseb.) Podlech  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astracantha  thracica (Griseb.) Podlech  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus thracicus Griseb. (basionym)
 Astragalus mitchellianus Boiss.
 Tragacantha thracica (Griseb.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeBulgariaGreeceTurkey-in-EuropeYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Description leaves 5-9cm, rhachis spinose, leaflets 5-8 pairs, linear-lanceolate to elliptic, adaxially glabrous, flowers of 3-7 in axillary racemes, corolla 17-20mm long
Size30-40cm
Coloryellowish, rose, violet
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
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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