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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  boryi Boiss. 
SynonymsSilene duriensis Samp.
 Silene tejedensis Boiss.
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaMoroccoPortugalSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude550-3400m
Description densely glandular, leaves 2cm, linear to elliptic, acute, mucronate, flowers 1-3, calyx clavate, densely glandular, lobes deltate, corolla lobes 7-10mm long, bifid
Size15-35cm
Colorpale pink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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