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Saxifraga  merkii Sternb.  sect. Micranthes 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  merkii Sternb.  sect. Micranthes
SynonymsMicranthes merkii (Sternb.) Elven & D.F.Murray
Territory SiberiaRussian Far EastEastern AsiaJapan, (Hokkaido)KamchatkaKhabarovskSakhalinYakutskiya
shady rocks
Altitudealpine
Description stems densely glandular, leaves lanceolate, acuminate, abaxially glabrous, adaxially sparsely pilose, sometimes tridentate, flowers 1-8, 10-15mm across, sepals ciliate
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationshady, humous, rock crevices
alpine house, humous, gravelly soil, shade
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of the USSR www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Tropicos www.tropicos.org
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