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Astragalus  cracca DC.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  cracca DC.  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsAstragalus ocrosianus Ulbr.
Territory Western South AmericaPeru
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude3000-3500m
Description glabrescent, pale green, leaflets 7-12 pairs, oblong-lanceolate, 7-15mm, stipules 4-5mm, peduncles thin, 5-8cm, flowers 1cm in lax raceme, pod sessile, ventricose
Size5-10cm
Colorrose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
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 Peru (Macbride, J.F.) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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