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Minuartia  rupestris (Scop.) Schinz. & Thell.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  rupestris (Scop.) Schinz. & Thell. 
SynonymsStellaria rupestris Scop. (basionym)
 Alsine brevicaulis Nyman
 Arenaria cherlerioides Vill.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceGermanyItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocks and scree
Altitude1900-3000m
Description stoloniferous, glandular, leaves small, lanceolate, 2-4mm long, ciliate, flowers 7-9mm across, mostly solitary, floral pedicels 1-3cm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecarpet
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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