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Medicago  rupestris M.Bieb.  trib. Trifolieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Medicago  rupestris M.Bieb.  trib. Trifolieae
Territory Eastern EuropeCaucasusKrymNorth Caucasus
rocks
Description appressed pubescent, leaves pinnate, leaflets narrowly linear, at apex dentate, stipules subulate, flowers 2-8 in raceme, corolla 5-7mm, pod contorted, pubescent, espinose
Size5-15cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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