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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  tetraquetra L. 
SynonymsArenaria aggregata ssp. tetraquetra (L.) Font Quer
 Arenaria imbricata Lag. & Rodr.
 Arenaria inamoena Steud.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude1800-2700m
Description stems densely crowded, leaves oval, obtuse, imbricate, apically curvate, flowers solitary, 5-9mm across, petals 4-5
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typecushion
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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