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Cassiope  hypnoides (L.) D.Don   
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FamilyERICACEAE
Genus species var.Cassiope  hypnoides (L.) D.Don 
SynonymsAndromeda hypnoides L. (basionym)
 Harimanella hypnoides (L.) Coville
Territory
tundra
Altitude0-1900m
Description leaves alternate, scaly-like, narrowly oblong, acute, imbricate, flowers with crimson-red calyx, spherically campanulate, 4-5mm long, long pedicellate, pendant
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 3-6 months, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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