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Astragalus  chamissonis (Vogel) Reiche  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  chamissonis (Vogel) Reiche  trib. Galegeae
SynonymsPhaca chamissonis Vogel (basionym)
 Astragalus araucanus Reiche
 Astragalus chilensis Reiche
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile North
rocky slopes
Altitude0-2300m
Description stems grey pubescent, leaves remote, to 4cm long, leaflets 5-6 pairs, oblong-linear, obtuse, to 15mm long, racemes terminal and axillary, flowers minute, 6mm long
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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 and in fall
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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