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Swainsona  novae-zelandiae Hook.f.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Swainsona  novae-zelandiae Hook.f.  trib. Galegeae
Territory New ZealandNew Zealand South
scree
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves imparipinnate, leaflets 6-10 pairs, sessile, opposite, obovate-oblong, margins thickened, flowers 5-8 in raceme, calyx campanulate, pilose, corolla 8-10mm long
Size15-35cm
Colorbluish purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, sun
Propagationsoaked seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of New Zealand floraseries.landcareresearch.co.nz
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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