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Arenaria  hookeri Nutt.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  hookeri Nutt. 
SynonymsArenaria franklinii var. hookeri (Nutt.) Rydb.
 Eremogone hookeri (Nutt.) W.A.Weber
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.North-Central U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
rocky slopes
Altitude1200-2900m
Description leaves linear, rigid, acute, smaller and more narrow than stem leaves, floral stem pubescent and glandular, flowers in capitate cyme, petals oblanceolate, longer than calyx
Size1-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typetuft
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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