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Astragalus angustifolius

Family fabaceae
Life cycle perennial/shrub
Flowers white/purple (summer)
Light sun
Cultural notes well-drained soil
From seed Scarify, germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Forms spiny cushions with fine-leafleted compound leaves. Native to south-eastern Europe and south-western Asia.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '08/'09 exchange. Scarified with sandpaper, baggy 70F (35d; 11%G, 8-24d) - 75F (11%G, 8-10d)

Additional scarification might have resulted in more germination, as some seeds never swelled.

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