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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  biflora L. 
SynonymsAlsinanthus biflorus (L.) Desv.
 Arenaria apetala Vill.
 Arenaria halleri Vitman
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Altitude1900-2700m
Description stems long, leaves oval or often orbiculate, uninerved, flowers 5-7mm, of two or solitary, calyx glabrous, sepals elliptic, ciliate, petals 3-5mm long
Size1-2cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained 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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