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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  carinthiacum Vest 
Territory Middle EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAustriaCzechoslovakia, (Slovakia)ItalyRomaniaSwitzerlandYugoslavia, (Slovenia)
rocks and scree
Altitude900-2400m
Description glabrous, leaves shiny green, ovate to lanceolate, acute, flowers 2-7, 10-18mm across, supporting bracts with broad, scariose margins
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
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, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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