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Cerastium  cerastoides (L.) Britton   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  cerastoides (L.) Britton 
SynonymsStellaria cerastoides L. (basionym)
 Cerastium argaeum Boiss. & Balansa
 Cerastium trigynum Vill.
Territory
grassland
Altitude0-5100m
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, 8-20mm, acuminate, flowers 3-7 in cyme, bracts leaf-like, lanceolate, pedicels glandular pubescent, petals obovate, 8-12mm long, incised to 1/4
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, 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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