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Astragalus  amatus Clos  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  amatus Clos  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus brachypterus (Phil.) Reiche
 Astragalus chilensis E.Sheld.
 Astragalus ferrugineus Clos
Territory Southern South AmericaChile CentralChile North
rocky slopes
Altitude0-1500m
Description white and grey lanate, leaves 2-4cm, petiolate, leaflets 9-13 pairs, elliptic or obovate, obtuse or emarginate, flowers 10-12 in raceme, pod oblong, 8-10mm long
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Chile www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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