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Astragalus  hostilis Boiss.  sect. Aegacantha 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  hostilis Boiss.  sect. Aegacantha
Territory Indian SubcontinentPakistan
rocky slopes
Description spinose, leaves paripinnate, leaflets 10-18, oblanceolate, entire, acute, adaxially glabrous, abaxially villose, sessile, flowers 1-2, axillary, 20-25mm long, pod ovoid
Size15-20cm
Color
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of Pakistan www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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