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Aurinia  saxatilis (L.) Desv.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aurinia  saxatilis (L.) Desv. 
SynonymsAlyssum saxatile L. (basionym)
 Alyssum cheirifolium Steud.
 Alyssum saxatile ssp. arduinii (Fritsch) Hayel
Territory
rocks
Description basal leaves obovate to oblanceolate, pinnatifid to entire, inflorescence corymbose, petals 3-6mm long, emarginate or bifid, silicles glabrous
Size15-30cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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