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Armeria  alliacea (Cav.) Hoffmanns. & Link   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  alliacea (Cav.) Hoffmanns. & Link 
SynonymsStatice alliacea Cav. (basionym)
 Armeria allioides Boiss.
 Armeria plantaginea Willd.
Territory Middle EuropeSouthwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaGermanyMoroccoSpainSwitzerland
dry, stony grassland
Altitude900-3000m
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, acute, grey-green, floral heads 1-2cm broad, leaves 5-13mm long
Size20-50cm
Colorpurple, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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