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Cerastium polymorphum Rupr.  
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus speciesCerastium polymorphum Rupr. 
SynonymsCerastium subsimile Schischk.
Habitatrocks and screes
Altitude2000-3400m
Descriptionsubglabrous, lower leaves linear, the upper oval, acute, floral pedicels long, sepals lanceolate, obtuse, 5-6mm long, petals 10-12mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
Territory Asia-Temperate
     Caucasus (North Caucasus)
BibliographyPlants of the World online powo.science.kew.org
International Plant Names Index www.ipni.org
Comments

CARYOPHYLLACEAE

Cerastium polymorphum Rupr., Fl. Caucasi 237 (1869)

Synonyms:
Cerastium subsimile Schischk.

North Caucasus
33 NCS

2000-3400m

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