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Oxytropis  cretacea Basil.  sect. Mesogaea 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Oxytropis  cretacea Basil.  sect. Mesogaea
Territory Eastern EuropeEast European Russia
rocky slopes
Description leaves 8-10mm, leaflets 7-9 pairs, adaxially glabrous, abaxially appresed hirsute, oblong-oval, 7-13mm, raceme dense, ovoid, many flowered, calyx campanulate, corolla 9mm
Size15-25cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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