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Asperula  lutea Sm.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  lutea Sm. 
SynonymsAsperula lutea var. pulvinaris Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeGreece
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description glabrous, subglaucous, leaves of 4, linear, elongate, aristate, flowers in opposite fascicles, producing interrupted, narrow spike, bracts lanceolate, acute
Size10-30cm
Coloryellowish red
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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