Astragalus campestre L.

Fabaceae


Morphology

H, 10 - 30cm

Ecology

mountain and subalpine meadow

Chorology

Eurosiberian

Xylem

Distinct rings, semi-ring-porous, vessels solitary, thick-walled, simple perforations, scalariform intervessel pits, vessel pits vestured, vessel diameter 30-50┬Ám, fibers thick-walled, fiber groups in tangential rows, parenchyma vasicentric and confluent, ray width 2-4 cells, homocellular, upright cells, ray cells unlignified, crystals absent.

Xylem-Code

See annex

Phloem

With sieve tube groups, with ray dilatations, tangential layers of sclerenchyma groups, crystals absent.

Explanations

For explanations please see the Feature Characteristics.

Cross section
  
Tangential section
 
Radial section
  

© 2005 WSL - F. Schweingruber, W. Landolt, last update 18.11.2010