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Astragalus  caprinus L.  sect. Caprini 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  caprinus L.  sect. Caprini
SynonymsAstragalus alexandrinus Boiss.
 Astragalus platyraphis Fisch.
 Astragalus reboudii Bunge
Territory Southeastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude0-2000m
Description green, adpressed hirsute, acaulescent, stipules lanceolate, ciliate, leaflets 12-16 pairs, ovate or elliptic, adaxially glabrous, flowers in raceme, calyx hirsute, pod coriaceous
Size7-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, 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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