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Caragana  pygmaea (L.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Caragana  pygmaea (L.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae
SynonymsRobinia pygmaea L. (basionym)
 Caragana altaica (Kom.) Pojark.
 Caragana komarovii Schischk.
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaChinaMongolia
rocky slopes
Altitude900-1300m
Description leaves palmatipinnate, leaflets 4, oblanceolate to linear, 7-17mm, glabrous, obtuse to acute, flowers solitary, pedicellate, corolla 10-16mm, pod linear, 2-3cm, glabrescent
Size20-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 3-6 months,
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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