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FamilyCAMPANULACEAE
Genus species var.Phyteuma  humile Murith 
SynonymsPhyteuma carestiae Biroli
 Phyteuma humile var. humillimum A.DC.
 Phyteuma linearifolium Colla
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
scree and moraines
Altitude1800-3200m
Description glabrous, leaves linear, shallowly dentate, crowded at base of stem, supporting bracts oval, dentate, as long as spherical floral head
Size5-10cm
Colordark violet
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
basal cuttings in spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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