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Persicaria  vivipara (L.) Ronse Decr.  sect. Bistorta 
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FamilyPOLYGONACEAE
Genus species var.Persicaria  vivipara (L.) Ronse Decr.  sect. Bistorta
SynonymsPolygonum viviparum L. (basionym)
 Bistorta vivipara (L.) Delarbre
 Polygonum macounii Small
Territory
scree
Altitudearctic-alpine
Description leaves narrowly lanceolate, 2-8cm long, long petiolate, flowers 3-4mm long in narrow, terminal spike, 5-10cm long, with purple bulbills at base
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite, rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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