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Menyanthes  trifoliata L.   
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FamilyMENYANTHACEAE
Genus species var.Menyanthes  trifoliata L. 
Territory
bogs, marshes
Description petioles at base vaginate-dilate, leaves obovate oblong, obtuse, flowers in long pedunculate, axillary raceme, corolla lobes triangular, ciliate, inside long barbate
Size20-30cm
Colorpink
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationvery moist to boggy, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, sandy soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed when ripe or as soon as possible
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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