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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Teucrium  polium L. 
SynonymsChamaedrys polium (L.) Raf.
 Teucrium gussonei Nyman
 Teucrium purpurascens (Benth.) S.Puech
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaCorseFranceMoroccoSpainTunisia
dry, stony grassland
Description branchlets ascendent and erect, leaves crowded, linear, grey-green, obtuse, slightly crenate, flowers in small, lax, terminal, spherical heads
Size10-40cm
Colorred, white, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late spring and late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
World Checklist apps.kew.org/wcsp
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