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Swainsona  sericea (A.T.Lee) H.Eichler  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Swainsona  sericea (A.T.Lee) H.Eichler  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsSwainsona oroboides ssp. sericea A.T.Lee (basionym)
Territory AustraliaNew South WalesSouth AustraliaVictoria
grassland
Description stems densely pubescent, leaves 2-7cm, leaflets 5-13, narrowly elliptic, acute, pubescent, flowers 2-8 in raceme, corolla 7-11mm long, pod obovoid, pubescent
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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)
Australian Plant Census biodiversity.org.au/nsl/services
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