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Astragalus  idaeus Bunge  sect. Hololeuce 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  idaeus Bunge  sect. Hololeuce
SynonymsTragacantha idaea (Bunge) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeKriti
rocks
Altitude1700-1800m
Description acaulescent, leaves to 3cm, leaflets 6-12 pairs, oblong-elliptic, densely sericeous, flowers in capitate raceme, corolla 15mm long
Size1-5cm
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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