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Saxifraga  carpetana Boiss. & Reut.  sect. Nephrophyllum 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  carpetana Boiss. & Reut.  sect. Nephrophyllum
SynonymsSaxifraga atlantica Boiss. & Reut.
 Saxifraga blanca Willk.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeWestern Asia
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description basal leaves ovate-cordate, pinnatilobate, petiolate, floral stems with very compact inflorescence, flowers 10-12, rather large, petals 1cm long
Size20-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typerosette, tuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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