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Astrantia  minor L.   
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FamilyAPIACEAE
Genus species var.Astrantia  minor L. 
SynonymsAstrantia major ssp. minor (L.) Bonnier & Layens
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpainSwitzerland
grassland and rocks
Altitude900-2700m
Description leaves palmatipartite, 7-9 segments elliptic to lanceolate, irregularly bipinnatisect, upper leaves linear, umbels 10-15mm in diam., bracts longer than umbel
Size10-15cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, light, germ. 3-12 months, 13-18°C
division when dormant
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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