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Minuartia  austriaca (Jacq.) Hayek   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  austriaca (Jacq.) Hayek 
SynonymsArenaria austriaca Jacq. (basionym)
 Alsine austriaca (Jacq.) Wahlenb.
 Arenaria stellarioides Pers.
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaGermanyItalyRomaniaSwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocks and scree
Altitude1000-2500m
Description glabrous or slightly glandular, leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear, 1-2cm long, flowers large, 12-20mm across, petals retuse
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°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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