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Silene  vallesia L.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  vallesia L. 
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeAlbaniaFranceItalySwitzerlandYugoslavia, (CroatiaMacedonia)
grassland and rocks
Altitude1200-3100m
Description leaves lanceolate, acute, ciliate, grey-green, corolla to 15mm across, petals abaxially bloody red, deeply divided, with reflexed apex
Size10-20cm
Colorpinkish red
Bloomlate summer
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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