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Astragalus  floccosifolius Sumnev.  sect. Caprini 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  floccosifolius Sumnev.  sect. Caprini
SynonymsAstragalus ephemeretorum Gontsch.
 Astragalus ephemeretorum ssp. bilobulatus Rassul.
 Astragalus pseudolanuginosus Gontsch.
Territory Middle AsiaWestern AsiaChinaAfghanistanXinjiangKazakhstanKirgizistanTadzhikistanUzbekistan
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude800-3100m
Description leaves 10-19cm, petiolate, leaflets 18-25 pairs, oval-oblong to lanceolate, rounded, 6-10mm, adaxially white floccose, glabrescent, raceme amongst leaves, 4-6-flowered
Size10-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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 of China www.eFloras.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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