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Astragalus  weddellianus (Kuntze) I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  weddellianus (Kuntze) I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsTragacantha weddeliana Kuntze (basionym)
 Astragalus modestus Wedd.
 Astragalus punensis J.F.Macbr.
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestBoliviaPeru
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-4500m
Description glabrous or sparsely strigose, leaflets 6-7 pairs, 3-4mm, oblong, obtuse, flowers 6-8mm long
Size3-7cm
Colorviolet
Bloomsummer
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
BibliographyChloris andina (Weddel) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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