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Astragalus  hoshanbaoensis Podlech & L.R.Xu  sect. Helmia 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  hoshanbaoensis Podlech & L.R.Xu  sect. Helmia
Territory ChinaXinjiang
rocky slopes
Altitude3700-3800m
Description acaulescent, leaves 5-10mm, petiolate, leaflets of 2, complicate, narrowly obovate, 3-5mm, densely hirsute, flowers 2-8 in raceme, calyx black and white hirsute
Size2-3cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of China www.eFloras.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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