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Astragalus  kashmirensis Bunge  sect. Lithophilus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  kashmirensis Bunge  sect. Lithophilus
SynonymsAstragalus kashmirensis var. falconeri Baker
Territory Indian SubcontinentPakistanWest Himalaya, (Jammu-Kashmir)
grassland and rocks
Description leaves imparipinnate, petiolate, leaflets 29-33 pairs, oblong, obtuse, long pubescent, flowers in dense raceme, sepals linear, corolla 25mm, pod oblong with long rostrum
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
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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