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Adesmia  occulta (R.E.Fr.) Burkart   
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Adesmia  occulta (R.E.Fr.) Burkart 
SynonymsPatagonium occultum R.E.Fr. (basionym)
 Adesmia patancana Ulbr.
 Patagonium pantacanum (Ulbr.) Rusby
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina NorthwestChile North
sandy grassland
Altitude3000-4400m
Description spines maroon-black, leaves 3-12mm, pilose and glandular, leaflets elliptic-obovate, naviculare or linear, flowers solitary, 6-8mm long, pedicels 1-2mm long
Size1-2cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy 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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