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Erinus  alpinus L.  trib. Digitalideae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Erinus  alpinus L.  trib. Digitalideae
SynonymsErinus glabratus Nyman
 Erinus hispanicus Pers.
 Erinus lanceolatus Kittel
Territory Northern Africa
grassland
Altitude1200-2300m
Description lower leaves petiolate, spathulate or obovate-lanceolate, obtuse, in upper half crenate, stem leaves sessile, apically crenate, raceme simple
Size5-10cm
Colorviolet
Bloomspring, summer
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 18-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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