Rock Garden Plants
Astragalus  knorringianus Boriss.  sect. Xiphidium 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  knorringianus Boriss.  sect. Xiphidium
Territory Middle AsiaTadzhikistanUzbekistan
rocky slopes
Description acaulescent, grey-green, appresed pubescent, leaves 2-5cm, leaflets 7-9 pairs, linear, 5-11mm long, acute, raceme 2-3-flowered, flowers 33-36mm long
Size5-7cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecarpet
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
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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