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Minuartia  villarii (Balb.) Wilczek & Chenev.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  villarii (Balb.) Wilczek & Chenev. 
SynonymsArenaria villarii Balb. (basionym)
 Alsine villarii (Balb.) Mert. & W.D.J.Koch
 Arenaria flaccida Clairv.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
rocks and scree
Altitude1000-2300m
Description stems glabrous, leaves 1-2mm wide, oblong-elliptic, flowers 2-4 in cyme, sepals ovate-lanceolate, petals 6-8mm long, oblong-spathulate
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typetuft
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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