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Cerastium  grandiflorum Waldst. & Kit.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  grandiflorum Waldst. & Kit. 
SynonymsCerastium elatum Nyman
 Cerastium nodosum Buschm.
 Cerastium pilosum Hornem.
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaYugoslavia, (Croatia)
rocky slopes
Description white or grey tomentose, leaves 2-7cm, narrowly linear, acute, margins intensely revolute, flowers 7-5 in dense cyme, bracts ovate, sepals obtuse, petals to 18mm long
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typecarpet
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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