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Petrocallis  pyrenaica (L.) R.Br.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Petrocallis  pyrenaica (L.) R.Br. 
SynonymsDraba pyrenaica L. (basionym)
 Draba rubra Crantz
 Zizzia pyrenaica (L.) Roth
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
grassland and rocks
Altitude1600-3000m
Description leaves cuneate, apically lobate, floral stem leafless, flowers 6-7mm across in few flowered raceme, petals obtuse
Size1-5cm
Colorbright lilac, pink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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