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Polygala  spinescens Hook. & Arn.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  spinescens Hook. & Arn. 
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina South, (Neuquén)Argentina Northwest, (MendozaSan Juan)
steppes
Altitude1500-3100m
Description branchlets cylindrical, erect, ramose, leaves 3-12mm long, linear, inflorescence spicate, 1-6-flowered, corolla 5-6mm long, inner sepals equally long as the outer
Size30-40cm
Colorblue
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Flora del Conosur www2.darwin.edu.ar
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