Astragalus angustifolius

Astragalus angustifolius

Astragalus angustifolius (Lam.) Rohl. is a spiny dwarf shrub, forming dense tussocks. Flowering time - late May - end July.
Astragalus angustifolius The flowers of this beautiful and prickly plant were photographed a year later. Really, don't sit on it, it's quite painful!
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Naming

Astragalus echioides Willd. & Sp. Pl. (synonym)
Astragalus leucophyllus Willd. (synonym)
Tragacantha angustifolia (Lam.) Kuntze (synonym) and other.
Astragalus angustifolius The flowers of this beautiful and prickly plant were photographed a year later. Really, don't sit on it, it's quite painful!
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Distribution

Mountains throughout from the W Balkan peninsula to E Anatolia, Syria & Lebonon.
Astragalus angustifolius Mt Hermon 2000m Astragalus angustifolius,Geotagged,Spring

Habitat

Grows on dry, rocky slopes and ridges in open woodland and above the timberline. (700-)1200-2100 m. mainly on limestone.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassEudicots
OrderFabales
FamilyFabaceae
GenusAstragalus
SpeciesAstragalus angustifolius
Photographed in
Bulgaria