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Astragalus  megalomerus Bunge  sect. Macrocystis 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  megalomerus Bunge  sect. Macrocystis
Territory Middle AsiaKazakhstanKirgizistanTadzhikistanUzbekistan
rocky slopes
Altitudelowland-montane
Description subacaulescent, leaves 7-20cm long, leaflets 2-3-pairs, orbiculate-ovate, with aristate tip, rigid, hirsute, raceme ovoid, loosely 16-20-flowered, flowers 25-28mm
Size12-20cm
Colorpale rose
Bloomspring
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
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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