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Minuartia  graminifolia (Ard.) Jáv.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  graminifolia (Ard.) Jáv. 
SynonymsArenaria graminifolia Ard. (basionym)
 Alsine graminifolia (Ard.) J.F.Gmel.
 Minuartia graminifolia ssp. hungarica Jáv.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaGreeceItalyRomaniaSiciliaYugoslavia
rocks
Altitude1400-2200m
Description leaves yellow-green, linear-lanceolate, grass-like, 5-7-veined, inflorescence 2-7-flowered, petals obovate, obtuse, longer than calyx
Size5-15cm
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, 13-18°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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