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Astragalus  pickeringii A.Gray  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  pickeringii A.Gray  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus garbancillo var. varus J.F.Macbr.
 Astragalus pickerngii var. serpens Ball
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude3200-4500m
Description leaves grey villose, leaflets 9-11 pairs, 5-7mm long, obovate-oblong, emarginate, flowers 3-4 in shortly pedicellate head, calyx cylindrical, lobes subulate
Size5-10cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecarpet
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 Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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