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Moltkia  suffruticosa (L.) Hegi   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Moltkia  suffruticosa (L.) Hegi 
SynonymsPulmonaria suffruticosa L. (basionym)
 Lithospermum suffruticosum (L.) A.Kern.
 Moltkia graminifolia (Viv.) Nyman
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
dry, stony grassland
Altitude700-1200m
Description densely leafy, with trailing rootstock, leaves linear, acute, scabrous, adaxially green, abaxially whitish, corolla 13-16mm long, narrowly campanulate, erect
Size10-30cm
Colorblue
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, 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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