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Cerastium  moesiacum Friv.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Cerastium  moesiacum Friv. 
SynonymsCerastium arvense var. latifrons Urum.
 Cerastium moesiacum f. rhodopaeum Georgiev
 Cerastium rhodopaeum (Georgiev) Georgiev
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.Yugoslavia
dry, stony grassland
Description yellowish tomentose, leaves elliptic to broadly lanceolate, on non-flowering shoots obovate, obtuse, flowers numerous in elongate cyme, petals 12-20mm long
Size5-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca+
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, 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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