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Alyssum  diffusum Ten.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Alyssum  diffusum Ten. 
SynonymsAlyssum montanum ssp. diffusum (Ten.) P.Fourn.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeFranceItalySpain
grassland and rocks
Altitudesubalpine
Description leaves minute, obovate to elliptic, grey-green, the upper elliptic, cuneate or lanceolate, flowers in raceme, petals 5-7mm long, emarginate, silicles orbiculate, ventricose
Size5-10cm
Colorivory yellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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