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Asperula  suberosa Sibth. & Sm.   
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FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus species var.Asperula  suberosa Sibth. & Sm. 
SynonymsAsperula aristata var. pirinica (Stoj. & Acht.) Ancev
 Asperula athoa Boiss.
 Asperula pirinica Stoj. & Acht.
Territory Southeastern EuropeBulgariaGreece
rocky slopes
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description sericeous-hirsute, leaves dense, of 4 in whorls, short, rigid, acute, flowers axillary, producing short few flowered spike, bracts oblong, corolla lobes linear, obtuse
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
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)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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