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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  manescavi Coss. 
SynonymsErodium longipes Bubani
Territory Southwestern EuropeFrance
grassland
Altitude900-2300m
Description acaulescent, basal leaves ovate-lanceolate, pinnatisect, green, segments 7-12, pinnatipartite to pinnatisect, dentate flowers 5-9, petals 12-23mm, the upper two with basal spot
Size5-30cm
Colorpurple, bright red
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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