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Gypsophila  repens L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Gypsophila  repens L. 
SynonymsGypsophila adscendens Jacq.
 Gypsophila alpestris Jord. & Fourr.
 Gypsophila dubia Willd.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaCzechoslovakiaFranceGermanyItalyPolandSpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia
grassland and rocks
Altitude600-2900m
Description stems trailing, at apex ascendent, leaves linear to lanceolate, blue-green, inflorescence lax, flowers 1cm across, sepals acute, petals 7-9mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
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 spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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