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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Alyssum  serpyllifolium Desf. 
SynonymsAlyssum alpestre ssp. serpyllifolium (Desf.) Rouy & Foucad
 Alyssum malacitanum (Rivas Goday) T.R.Dudley
 Alyssum murcicum Nyman
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaFranceMoroccoPortugalSpain
rocks
Altitude500-3000m
Description leaves oblanceolate to spathulate, to 18mm long, adaxially grey to grey-green, abaxially grey or white, flowers to 4mm across; variable
Size5-10cm
Colorpale yellow
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typeprocumbent shrub
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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