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Asperula  cynanchica ssp. pyrenaica (L.) Nyman   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  cynanchica ssp. pyrenaica (L.) Nyman 
SynonymsAsperula pyrenaica L. (basionym)
 Asperula tinctoria var. adhaerens Gren.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitude1000-2300m
Description stems thin, upper leaves linear to elliptic, in whorls of 2-4, lower leaves wider, flowers 3-5mm long in cyme
Size5-20cm
Colorpink, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typelax 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
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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