Rock Garden Plants
Linanthus  pungens (Torr.) J.M.Porter & L.A.Johnson   
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FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus species var.Linanthus  pungens (Torr.) J.M.Porter & L.A.Johnson 
SynonymsCantua pungens Torr. (basionym)
 Gilia pungens (Torr.) Benth.
 Leptodactylon lilacinus Greene
Territory Western CanadaNorthwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.South-Central U.S.A.
dry, rocky slopes
Altitudemontane
Description leaves palmatipinnate, segments 3-7, linear, spinose, flowers solitary, axillary, 15-25mm long, lobes 6-10mm long
Size10-60cm
Colorpale bluish, white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
cuttings in spring and late summer
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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