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Dianthus  viscidus Bory & Chaub.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  viscidus Bory & Chaub. 
SynonymsDianthus grisebachii Boiss.
 Dianthus parnassicus Boiss. & Heldr.
 Dianthus viscidus ssp. grisebachii (Boiss.) Hayek
Territory Southeastern EuropeAlbaniaBulgariaGreeceTurkey-in-EuropeYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
grassland and thickets
Description viscid pubescent, leaves flaccid, linear, 3-nerved, shortly vaginate, flowers 2-6 in capitate fascicle, calyx lobes long aristate, petals barbate, oblong, sparsely dentate
Size10-30cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
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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