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Lotus  arenarius Brot.  trib. Loteae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Lotus  arenarius Brot.  trib. Loteae
SynonymsLotus aurantiacus Boiss.
 Lotus canescens Kunze
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoPortugalSpain
sands
Altitude0-20m
Description leaves shortly petiolate, grey hirsute, leaflets minute, oval, acute, stipules similar, heads shortly pedicellate, 3-4-flowered, calyx lobes lanceolate-linear, acute
Size5-10cm
Coloryellow-orange
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1 month, 18-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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