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Ononis  tridentata L.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Ononis  tridentata L.  trib. Trifolieae
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoSpain
rocky slopes
Description branchlets tomentose, leaves ternate, leaflets linear to obovate, subcarnose, entire to coarsely dentate, flowers 10-17mm long, pod 13-20mm long, compressed
Size15-40cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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