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Silene  lerchenfeldiana Baumg.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  lerchenfeldiana Baumg. 
SynonymsAtocion lerchenfeldianum (Baumg.) M.Popp
 Minjaevia lerchenfeldiana (Baumg.) Tzvelev
 Silene macedonica Formánek
Territory Southeastern EuropeBulgariaGreeceRomaniaYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
rocks
Altitudealpinský
Description leaves lanceolate, acute, grey-green, upper leaves shorter and wider, inflorescence cymose, flowers shortly pedicellate, calyx spherical, glabrous
Size5-10cm
Colorpurple, pink
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
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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