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Astragalus  sieberi DC.  sect. Astragalus 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  sieberi DC.  sect. Astragalus
SynonymsAstragalus baghdadensis Rech.f.
 Astragalus radicatus Decne.
 Astragalus zubairensis Eig
Territory Northern AfricaWestern AsiaEgyptLebanon-SyriaPalestineSinai
dry, sandy grassland
Description branchlets densely leafy, grey hirsute, stipules acuminate, leaflets 20-25 pairs, approximate, ovate, retuse, complicate, adaxially glabrous, flowers axillary, subsessile
Size10-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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