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FamilyCAPRIFOLIACEAE
Genus species var.Valeriana  montana L. 
SynonymsValeriana montana ssp. ambigua (Gren. & Godr.) Beck
 Valeriana montana ssp. hirsuticaullis Walther
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern Europe
scree
Altitudesubalpine-alpine
Description basal leaves ovate or elliptic to orbiculate, stem leaves sessile, entire or dentate, rarely trilobate, flowers to 5mm long, in spherical panicle
Size20-40cm
Colorlilac, pink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring; basal cuttings in late spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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