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Ulex  argenteus ssp. erinaceus (Webb) D.A.Webb  trib. Genisteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Ulex  argenteus ssp. erinaceus (Webb) D.A.Webb  trib. Genisteae
SynonymsUlex erinaceus Webb (basionym)
 Ulex canescens Lange
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugalSpain
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude50-80m
Description densely branched, leafless, phyllodium to 2mm, triangular-ovate, rigid, spinose, flowers on lateral branchlets, densely long hirsute, corolla 11-15mm long
Size10-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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