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Astragalus  nigrocalyx Slobodov  sect. Aegacantha 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  nigrocalyx Slobodov  sect. Aegacantha
Territory Middle AsiaTadzhikistanUzbekistan
dry, stony grassland
Altitude2700-3500m
Description subpulvinate, leaves 3-5cm, leaflets 5-8 pairs, obovate, 4-10mm, sparsely hirsute, flowers axillary, pedicellate, calyx densely hirsute, corolla 14-17mm, pod white hirsute
Size8-15cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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