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Vicia  canescens Labill.  trib. Vicieae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Vicia  canescens Labill.  trib. Vicieae
SynonymsVicia rechingeri Chrtková
Territory Western AsiaIranIraqLebanon-Syria, (Lebanon)Turkey
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description densely lanate, leaves imparipinnate, leaflets 8-12-pairs, approximate, linear-elliptic, obtuse, stipules sagittate, raceme short, dense, calyx tomentose, pod densely hirsute
Size15-25cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationsoaked seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyFlora Orientalis (Boissier) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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