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Astragalus  venulosus Boiss.  sect. Rhabdotus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  venulosus Boiss.  sect. Rhabdotus
Territory Western AsiaIraqTurkey
grassland and rocks
Description subacaulescent, grey hirsute, stipules lanceolate, leaflets 12-15 pairs, oblong, shortly mucronate, flowers in short, dense ovoid head, bracts oblong, pod coriaceous, sessile
Size10-15cm
Colorpurple
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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