Rock Garden Plants
Astragalus  burkartii I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  burkartii I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (CatamarcaJujuySaltaTucuman)
rocky slopes
Altitude3000-4700m
Description stems ramose, leaves crowded, leaflets 3-6 pairs, elliptic, 2-5mm, green, coriaceous, adaxially glabrous, abaxially sparsely lanate, rounded, flowers large in short raceme
Size2-5cm
Colorbright violet
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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 Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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