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Onobrychis  supina (Vill.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Onobrychis  supina (Vill.) DC.  trib. Hedysareae
SynonymsHedysarum supinum Vill. (basionym)
 Onobrychis calabrica Širj.
 Onobrychis handel-mazzettii Širj.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaFranceItalySpain
rocky slopes
Description leaves 7-12-jugate, leaflets linear-oblong, apiculate, on margins pubescent, green, raceme compact, many flowered, flowers minute, petals red striate, pod pubescent
Size10-20cm
Colorwhitish
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationscarified seed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
basal cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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