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Astragalus  crymophilus I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  crymophilus I.M.Johnst.  trib. Galegeae
Territory Western South AmericaSouthern South AmericaArgentina Northwest, (Jujuy)Bolivia
rocky slopes
Altitude3500-4200m
Description leaves densely silvery sericeous, leaflets 2-3-pairs, linear, remote, 8-19mm, flowers 2-6, terminal, calyx sericeous, oblong, appresed hirsute, 6-8mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorpurple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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