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Arenaria  congesta Nutt.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  congesta Nutt. 
SynonymsEremogone congesta (Nutt.) Ikonn.
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.
rocky slopes
Altitude1200-3700m
Description glabrous, leaves linear, subacicular, to 8cm long, inflorescence many flowered head or lax raceme, petals 5mm long
Size5-40cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub, cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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