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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Kernera  saxatilis (L.) Sweet 
SynonymsCochlearia saxatilis L. (basionym)
 Kernera decipiens (Willk.) Nyman
 Kernera myagroides Medik.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
grassland and rocks
Altitude900-2400m
Description leaves numerous in rosette, obovate to lanceolate, tapered to petiole, stem leaves smaller, more narrow, flowers 3-5mm in elongate raceme, silicles ovoid-spherical, glabrous
Size15-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°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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