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Draba  tomentosa Clairv.  sect. Leucodraba 
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Draba  tomentosa Clairv.  sect. Leucodraba
SynonymsDraba frigida Saut.
 Draba nivea Saut.
 Draba rhaetica Brügger
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
rocks and scree
Altitude1500-3500m
Description basal leaves elliptic or obovate, rounded, entire, densely tomentose, stem leaves broadly ovate, sessile, flowers in compact raceme, petals 4-5mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, pale yellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings of rosettes in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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