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Astragalus  karelinianus Popov  sect. Xiphidium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  karelinianus Popov  sect. Xiphidium
SynonymsAstragalus karelinianus var. violaceus Knjasev & Kulikov
 Astragalus macrolobus var. nigropilosus Bunge
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaKazakhstanCentral European RussiaEast European RussiaSouth European RussiaWest Siberia
steppes
Description leaves 2-6cm, leaflets 2-7 pairs, narrowly linear to oblong, abaxially appressed hirsute, adaxially glabrous, flowers 3-10 in lax raceme, corolla 17-33mm, pod linear-subulate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhitish, violet
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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