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Polygala  alpina (DC.) Steud.   
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FamilyPOLYGALACEAE
Genus species var.Polygala  alpina (DC.) Steud. 
SynonymsPolygala amara var. alpina DC. (basionym)
 Polygala nivea Miégev.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
grassland
Altitude1200-3000m
Description basal leaves oblong to linear, stem leaves much smaller, alternate, 40-45mm long, flowers in short raceme
Size1-5cm
Colorblue
Bloomlate summer
Ca+
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Med-Checklist ww2.bgbm.org/mcl
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