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Astragalus  nepalensis Podlech  sect. Aegacantha 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  nepalensis Podlech  sect. Aegacantha
Territory Indian SubcontinentNepal
rocky slopes
Altitude2400-2500m
Description stipules triangular, 2-4mm, leaves paripinnate, leaflets thick, elliptic to obovate, 2-4mm, obtuse, complicate, hirsute, raceme 2-4-flowered, subsessile, corolla 2cm
Size20-30cm
Coloryellow, purple
Bloomspring
Ca
Typespinose shrub
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
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