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FamilyLINACEAE
Genus species var.Linum  capitatum Schult. 
SynonymsXantholinum capitatum (Schult.) Rchb.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceItalyYugoslavia
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description glabrous, lower leaves large, in rosette, oblong-spathulate, obtuse, 3-nerved, stem leaves linear-lanceolate, acuminate, flowers in dense head, sepals oblong, petals obovate, obtuse
Size20-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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