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Aurinia  petraea (Ard.) Schur   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Aurinia  petraea (Ard.) Schur 
SynonymsAlyssum petraeum Ard. (basionym)
 Alyssum edentulum Waldst. & Kit.
 Alyssum gemonense L.
Territory Southeastern EuropeCaucasusAlbaniaGreeceItalyRomaniaTranscaucasus, (Armenia)Yugoslavia
rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description lower leaves obovate-oblong, stem leaves lanceolate, subentire, flowers in racemose panicle, petals bifid, silicles elliptic, flat
Size15-50cm
Coloryellow
Bloomspring
Ca+
Typetuft
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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