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Silene  involucrata (Cham. & Schltdl.) Bocquet   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  involucrata (Cham. & Schltdl.) Bocquet 
SynonymsLychnis apetala var. involucrata Cham.& Schltdl. (basionym)
 Lychnis affinis Fr.
 Silene furcata Raf.
Territory
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description glandular viscid, basal leaves oblanceolate, upper leaves narrowly lanceolate to linear, flowers of 3 on erect pedicels, calyx subventricose, petals longer than sepals
Size5-30cm
Colormilky white
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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