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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  pungens Lag. 
SynonymsAlsine pungens Stapf
 Eremogone pungens (Lag.) Fenzl
 Minuartia pungens (Stapf) Parsa
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoSpain
scree
Altitude1600-3800m
Description leaves very rigid, acute, linear-acicular, triquetrous, patent, flowers usually solitary, long pedicellate, sepals longer than petals
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Caind
Typecushion
Cultivationgravelly, humous, moist, sunny site
alpine house, moist, humous, gravelly 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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