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Astragalus  lacteus Heldr. & Sart.  sect. Trachycercis 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  lacteus Heldr. & Sart.  sect. Trachycercis
SynonymsAstragalus baldaccii Degen
 Tragacantha lactea (Heldr. & Sart.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceYugoslavia
rocky slopes
Description acaulescent, leaves 5-15cm, leaflets 4-7 pairs, remote, oblong or lanceolate, densely hirsute, flowers 3-5 in raceme, corolla ca. 2cm long, pod ovoid, densely hirsute
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
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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