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Aquilegia  alpina L.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Aquilegia  alpina L. 
SynonymsAquilegia montana Sternb.
 Aquilegia reuteriana Nyman
 Aquilegia vulgaris ssp. alpina (L.) Hook.f. & Thomson
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceItalySwitzerland
grassland and thickets
Altitude1000-2600m
Description floral stem above densely pubescent, corolla large, spur long, straight or curvate
Size20-80cm
Colorpale blue
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21C
division in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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