Halimodendron halodendron (Pall.) Voss
Caragana argentea Lam. - Halimodendron argentum (Lam.) Fisch. ex DC. - Rodinia halodendron Pall.
Fabaceae
Halimodendron halodendron (42630 octets)
Spiny deciduous shrub. Leaves alternate, pinnate, with 2-6 (-8) leaflets, bluish to gray-green, slightly downy. Rhachis spiny. Leaflet oblanceolate, tapered at the base, apex rounded with a small mucron, 2-4 cm long, 3-13 mm wide. Flowers grouped 1-4, pink to violet, 2-2.5 cm long in June. Pod about 2 cm long, inflated. Hardy, good for poor and sandy soil.

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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