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Paronychia  argentea Lam.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Paronychia  argentea Lam. 
SynonymsIllecebrum paronychia L.
 Paronychia mauritanica (Schult.) Rothm. & P.Silva
 Plotzia paronychia (L.) Samp.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
dry, sandy grassland
Altitude0-2000m
Description leaves glabrous, ovate-oblong or lanceolate, acute, clusters lateral and terminal, amongst leaves, bracts ovate, acute, much longer than flowers, calyx lobes oblong
Size1-5cm
Colorwhitish yellow
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationdry, sunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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