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Saxifraga  depressa Sternb.  sect. Dactyloides 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  depressa Sternb.  sect. Dactyloides
SynonymsSaxifraga fassana Hand.-Mazz.
Territory Southeastern EuropeItaly
rocks and scree
Altitude2000-2800m
Description leaves 8-20mm long and 7-10mm wide, densely shortly hirsute, with 3-5 denticles, flowers 3-8, not very attractive, petals 4-5mm long
Size5-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typerosette, cushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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