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Cornus  suecica L.   
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FamilyCORNACEAE
Genus species var.Cornus  suecica L. 
SynonymsChamaepericlymenum suecicum (L.) Asch. & Graebn.
 Cornella suecica (L.) Rydb.
 Cornus herbacea L.
Territory
thickets
Description leaves sessile, pale green, sparsely appresed hirsute, abaxially pale, glaucous, glabrous, upper leaves elliptic, acuminate, inflorescence superimposed leaves, petals 1-2mm
Size15-25cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typeprocumbent shrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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