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Swainsona  recta A.T.Lee  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Swainsona  recta A.T.Lee  trib. Galegeae
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesVictoria
grassland and thickets
Description stems sparsely hirsute, leaves 3-6cm, leaflets 5-13, linear to narrowly lanceolate, 1-2cm, apex long tapered, abaxially sparsely pubescent, flowers 5-8mm, numerous, in raceme
Size10-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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