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Erodium  foetidum (L.) LHr.   
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FamilyGERANIACEAE
Genus species var.Erodium  foetidum (L.) LHr. 
SynonymsGeranium foetidum L. (basionym)
 Geranium petraeum Gouan
 Geranium cicutarium var. foetidum (L.) L.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceMoroccoSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude500-1700m
Description aromatic, leaves bipinnate, grey or silvery hirsute, flowers 1-5, 15-25mm across, in umbel; very variable
Size5-15cm
Colorpink
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1 month, 10-16C
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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