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Potentilla  nivea L.   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  nivea L. 
SynonymsFragaria nivea (L.) Crantz
 Potentilla mischkinii Juz.
 Potentilla prostrata ssp. ciscaspica Soják
Territory
grassland and rocks
Altitudearctic-alpine
Description stems white lanate, leaves ternate, long petiolate, leaflets ovate, dentate, adaxially green, abaxially densely white tomentose, flowers 12-18mm, in few flowered raceme
Size5-25cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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