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Androsace  nivalis (Lindl.) Wendelbo   
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FamilyPRIMULACEAE
Genus species var.Androsace  nivalis (Lindl.) Wendelbo 
SynonymsAndrosace nivalis (Lindl.) Wendelbo
 Gregoria nivalis (Lindl.) House
 Primula douglasii Kuntze
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Washington
grassland and scree
Altitude700-2400m
Description densely greyish hirsute, leaves linear to oblanceolate, 1-3cm, sometimes dentate, umbel 2-8-flowered, supported by acute bracts, corolla lobes 4-5mm long, rounded
Size1-5cm
Colorpink
Bloomspring
Ca
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 3-12 months, 10-16°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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