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Silene  pusilla Waldst. & Kit.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  pusilla Waldst. & Kit. 
SynonymsHeliosperma pusillum (Waldst. & Kit.) Rchb.
 Silene monachorum Vis. & Pančić
 Silene quadridentata ssp. malyi H.Neumayer
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
shady rocks
Altitude1000-2200m
Description lower leaves spathulate, obtuse, the upper linear, flowers in lax diachsium, long pedicellate, calyx campanulate, 10-nerved, lobes ovate, obtuse, corolla lobes 3-6mm, dentate
Size10-20cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft, fl. stem ascending
Cultivationcold, shady site with a humous, moist soil
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
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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