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  • Besides the grasses there are leguminous plants valuable for pasture - Astragalus, Vicia (wild vetch), Lathyrus (wild pea) of which there are many species.
  • Of the 1o00 known species of Astragalus it possesses 800.
  • China has no Cistus or heath, only a single Ferula, while Astragalus is reduced to 35 species.
  • The western dry areas have the old-world leguminous Astragalus and Prosopis (Mesquit), but are especially characterized by the northward extension of the new-world tropical Cactaceae, Mgmmillaria, Cereus and Opuntia, by succulent Amar llideae such as A gave (of which the so-called American aloe is a type), and by arborescent Liliaceae (Yucca).
  • Prickly forms of Statice and Astragalus cover the dry hills.
 

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