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Plantago  alpina L.  trib. Plantaginae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Plantago  alpina L.  trib. Plantaginae
SynonymsPlantago alpina ssp. penyalarensis (Pau) Rivas Mart.
 Plantago maritima ssp. alpina (L.) O.Bolós & Vigo
 Plantago penyalarensis Pau
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceGermanyItalyPortugalSpainSwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Croatia)
grassland
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description leaves soft and thin, at margin translucent, stem longer than leaves, leaves grey pubescent or basaly white lanate
Size5-15cm
Color
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typerosette
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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