Rock Garden Plants
Astragalus  compressus Ledeb.  sect. Xiphidium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  compressus Ledeb.  sect. Xiphidium
Territory Middle AsiaChinaMongoliaChina North-CentralXinjiangKazakhstan
sands
Description leaves 1-5cm long, subsessile, leaflets 3 pairs, linear, obtuse, appressed hirsute, raceme 2-3cm long, 5-12-flowered, flowers 18-22m long, pod linear, hirsute
Size6-30cm
Colorlilac-purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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