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Geranium  argenteum L.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  argenteum L. 
SynonymsGeranium argenteum var. lucanum A.Terracc.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalyYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
grassland and rocks
Altitude1300-2700m
Description basal leaves 2-3cm, palmatipartite, silky hirsute, segments 5-7, triangular, trilobate, stem leaves absent, flowers of two, petals 14-15mm, emarginate, glabrous, evariegate
Size5-20cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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