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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Geranium  cinereum Cav. 
SynonymsGeranium argenteum ssp. cinereum (Cav.) Bonnier & Layens
 Geranium cineraceum Lapeyr.
 Geranium varium LHr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitude1200-2600m
Description all leaves basal, 2-3cm, more than to one-half pinnate to 5-7 segments, hirsute, abaxially sometimes grey sericeous, flowers in pairs, 25-30mm across, dark striate
Size7-35cm
Colorpale purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16C
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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