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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Potentilla  pyrenaica DC. 
SynonymsPotentilla adscendens Lapeyr.
 Potentilla alpestris var. pyrenaica (DC.) Nyman
 Potentilla grandiflora var. pyrenaica (DC.) Ser.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitude1100-2700m
Description appresed hirsute, leaves palmatipinnate, leaflets 5, oblong, crenate-dentate, green, flowers 5 or more, sepals triangular-ovate, acute, petals 10-15mm long
Size20-40cm
Coloryellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
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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