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Astragalus  maurus (Humbert & Maire) Pau  sect. Caprini 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Astragalus  maurus (Humbert & Maire) Pau  sect. Caprini
SynonymsAstragalus exscapus ssp. maurus Humbert & Maire (basionym)
Territory Northern AfricaMorocco
rocky slopes
Altitude1400-2200m
Description acaulescent, leaves 20-35cm, 9-17-jugate, leaflets elliptic to ovate, rounded, densely sericeous-hirsute, inflorescence subsessile, 2-3-flowered, corolla 3cm
Size20-35cm
Coloryellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyFennane, M. & al. (2007) Flore Pratique du Maroc
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