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Ranunculus  alpestris L.   
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FamilyRANUNCULACEAE
Genus species var.Ranunculus  alpestris L. 
SynonymsRanunculus caballeroi Losa & P.Monts.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
snow patches
Altitude500-2700m
Description glabrous, leaves shiny, dark green, basal leaves in outline oval, 5-lobate, long petiolate, stem leaves sessile, with three linear lobes, flowers ca. 2cm across, calyx glabrous
Size3-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Caind
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-16°C
division in spring just as young growth commences
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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