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Minuartia  cherlerioides (Hoppe) Bech.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  cherlerioides (Hoppe) Bech. 
SynonymsSiebera cherlerioides Hoppe (basionym)
 Alsine aretioides Mert. & W.D.J.Koch
 Cherleria imbricata Ser.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceGermanyItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocks and scree
Altitude2000-3400m
Description leaves small, to 3mm, oblong-elliptic, obtuse, glabrous, 3-veined, imbricate, flowers 4-7mm, solitary, very shortly pedicellate, petals shorter than 3-veined sepals
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecushion
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, 13-18C
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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