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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Androsace  lactea L. 
SynonymsAndrosace lactea f. longiseta (Schur) R.Knuth
 Androsace pauciflora Vill.
 Primula lactea Lam.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
rocks and scree
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves linear, entire, flowers 1-6, 8-12mm across, in long pedunculate umbel
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite with a yellow eye
Bloomearly summer
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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