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Erinacea anthyllis

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Fabaceae
Tribe  Genisteae
Rank  Genus
Order  Fabales
Subfamily  Faboideae
Higher classification  Faboideae

Species  Erinacea anthyllis Link
Similar  Legumes, Echinospartum, Vella spinosa, Genista scorpius, Cytisus oromediterraneus

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Erinacea anthyllis, blue broom, hedgehog plant, or rushy kidney vetch, is a species of flowering plant in the legume family Fabaceae. It is native to stony mountainous places in the Pyrenees, the Mediterranean and Morocco. It is a dwarf, spiny, evergreen shrub growing to a dome shape 30 cm (12 in) tall and wide. It has dense foliage, and lilac coloured pea-like flowers in late spring and early summer.

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The Latin specific epithet anthyllis highlights the plant's similarity to the related kidney vetch, Anthyllis vulneraria.

Cultivation

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Erinacea anthyllis is cultivated as an ornamental plant. It is best grown in sun, in sharply-drained alkaline soil which reproduces the limestone of its native habitat. Once established, it is extremely long-lived.

It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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References

Erinacea anthyllis Wikipedia


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