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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  sylvestris Wulfen 
SynonymsDianthus boissieri Willk.
 Dianthus brevicalyx Vierh.
 Dianthus inodorus (L.) Gaertn.
Territory Northern Africa
grassland
Description variable; leaves green, linear, grass-like, basal leaves 1mm wide and usually revolute, flowers 1-2, 15-25mm across, sometimes slightly fragrant
Size10-25cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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