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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Geum  montanum L. 
SynonymsOreogeum montanum (L.) E.I.Golub.
 Parageum montanum (L.) H.Hara
 Sieversia montana (L.) R.Br.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeEastern Europe
rocky slopes
Altitude1200-3500m
Description tufted, leaves with very long, oblong, terminal segment, petals often retuse, flowers 1-3, 25-40mm across
Size15-20cm
Colorgolden yellow
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typetuft, fl. stem erect
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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