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Astragalus  siliquosus Boiss.  sect. Theiochrus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  siliquosus Boiss.  sect. Theiochrus
SynonymsAstragalus ispahanicus Boiss.
 Astragalus laxus Boiss. & Hausskn.
 Astragalus sulfureus Bunge
Territory Western AsiaAfghanistanIranLebanon-Syria, (Syria)Turkey
rocky slopes
Description subglabrous, leaflets 8 pairs, narrowly linear, obtuse, flowers 10-15 in lax raceme, bracts minute, black hirsute, calyx black hirsute, pod pendent, pedicellate, linear
Size10-30cm
Colorochre
Bloomsummer
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 Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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