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Armeria  cespitosa (Ortega) Boiss.   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  cespitosa (Ortega) Boiss. 
SynonymsStatice cespitosa Ortega (basionym)
 Statice juniperifolia Vahl
Territory Southwestern EuropeSpain
grassland and rocks
Altitude1500-2500m
Description leaves short, narrowly linear, triquetrous, rigid, tipped with short, pointed, white mucro, on margins scabrous, scape pubescent, involucre pale brown, bracts ovate
Size1-5cm
Colorpale lilac, pink
Bloomspring
Ca-
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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