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Minuartia  verna (L.) Hiern   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  verna (L.) Hiern 
SynonymsArenaria verna L. (basionym)
 Minuartia gerardii (Willd.) Hayek
 Minuartia smejkalii Dvořáková
Territory Northern Africa
grassland
Altitude0-3600m
Description glabrous or glandular hirsute, leaves linear-subulate, 3-nerved, sulcate, obtuse, flowers in corymbose raceme, sepals lanceolate, acuminate, 3-nerved, petals ovate, obtuse
Size3-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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