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Swainsona  behriana J.M.Black  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Swainsona  behriana J.M.Black  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsSwainsona oroboides var. hirsuta J.M.Black
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesSouth AustraliaVictoria
grassland
Description stems adpressed pubescent, leaves 3-5cm, leaflets 9-13, narrowly elliptic to obovate, acute, pubescent, flowers 2-7 in umbellate raceme, pod oblong, pubescent
Size10-15cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationsoaked seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyHarden, G.J. (ed.): Flora of New South Wales (1990-1993)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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