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Potentilla  nitida L.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  nitida L. 
SynonymsFragaria nitida (L.) Crantz
 Potentilla terglouensis Hacq.
 Trichothalamus nitidus (L.) Spreng.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaFranceItalyYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocks
Description silvery grey sericeous, leaves ternate, leaflets 5-10mm, obovate or oblanceolate, at apex dentate, flowers 1-2, sepals triangular-lanceolate, petals 10-12mm, emarginate
Size1-5cm
Colordark pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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