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Asperula  nitida Sm.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  nitida Sm. 
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaEast Aegean Is.GreeceTurkey
grassland and rocks
Altitude1800-2500m
Description glabrous, leaves dense, of 4, linear, subcurvate, attenuate, aristate, flowers in head or in 1-3 remote whorls, bracts lanceolate, aristate, corolla lobes acute
Size1-5cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, carpet
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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