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Astragalus  corniculatus M.Bieb.  sect. Xiphidium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  corniculatus M.Bieb.  sect. Xiphidium
SynonymsTragacantha corniculata (M.Bieb.) Kuntze
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusNorth CaucasusRomaniaUkraine
steppes
Description leaves 2-6cm, leaflets 2-7 pairs, narrowly linear to oblong, densely hirsute, flowers in dense, umbellate raceme, corolla ca. 2cm long, pod linear-subulate, slightly curvate, hirsute
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet
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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