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Minuartia  juniperina (L.) Maire & Petitm.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  juniperina (L.) Maire & Petitm. 
SynonymsArenaria juniperina L. (basionym)
 Alsine juniperina (L.) Wahlenb.
 Minuartia glandulosa (Boiss. & A.Huet) Bornm.
Territory Southeastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern AsiaGreeceLebanon-SyriaPalestineTurkey
rocky slopes
Altitude900-2700m
Description leaves 8-30mm long, linear to subterete, rigid, spinose, flowers 3-12 in compact cyme, sepals lanceolate, petals obovate to oblanceolate
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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