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Silene  suecica (Lodd.) Greuter & Burdet   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  suecica (Lodd.) Greuter & Burdet 
SynonymsLychnis suecica Lodd. (basionym)
 Lychnis alpina L.
 Viscaria alpina (L.) G.Don
Territory
grassland
Altitudearkticko-alpinský
Description basal leaves in rosette, oblong-lanceolate, stem leaves linear, inflorescence dense, capitate, calyx short, with obtuse sepals
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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