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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  grandiflora L. 
SynonymsArenaria abietina C.Presl
 Arenaria galloprovincialis Pawl.
 Arenaria triflota L.
Territory Northern Africa
dry rocks and scree
Altitude500-2000m
Description hirsute, leaves narrowly lanceolate, acute, flowers 8-15mm, solitary or of 2-3 on pubescent pedicels, calyx hirsute, sepals ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, petals 5-10mm long
Size5-30cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca+
Typelax 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
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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