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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Caragana
                        Specie: frutex

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 10 ft (3 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves have 4 leaflets; yellow flowers

Uses: Mixed shrubbery Dry gardens Alpine gardens Rock gardens

Zones: 2-9

Description: Found from southern Russia to Siberia, this 10?ft (3?m) tall shrub has an upright habit but produces suckers, and with age can form quite a thicket. Its leaves are composed of just 4 deep green leaflets on a rachis that usually carries a few thorns. The 1

Growth Habit: Upright suckering habit

Comments: Prone to suckering

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Duration: Perennial

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