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Astragalus monspessulanus

Astragale de Montpellier
Montpellier Milk-vetch

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

purple

Flower size

15 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Pinnate

Height

10-20 cm

Description

A cushion-forming plant that grows on dry, rocky hillsides.

Flowers

The pea-like flowers, in clusters, range from pink to purple, flushed with white.

Leaves

Pinnate row of leaflets on either side of the stem. 10-20 pairs of oval, smooth leaflets on either side of the stem.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: cylindrical to 4.5 cm long.

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