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Silene  cordifolia All.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  cordifolia All. 
SynonymsElisanthe cordifolia (All.) Lazkov
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItaly
rocks
Altitude700-2000m
Description stems viscid pubescent, lower leaves smaller, ovate, acute, the upper cordate, scabrously pubescent, bracts lanceolate, acute, calyx cylindrical, pubescent, petals bifid
Size10-20cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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