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Saxifraga  geranioides L.  sect. Dactyloides 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  geranioides L.  sect. Dactyloides
SynonymsSaxifraga geranioides var. palmata (Lapeyr.) Engl.
 Saxifraga palmata Lapeyr.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocks and scree
Altitude1500-3000m
Description glandular hirsute, leaves pinnatipartite, segments 9-13, narrow, flowers 22-24mm across, weakly fragrant, in compact panicle, floral stem sparsely leafy
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
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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