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Arenaria  aggregata (L.) Loisel.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  aggregata (L.) Loisel. 
SynonymsGypsophila aggregata L. (basionym)
 Arenaria capitata Lam.
 Arenaria pseudarmeriastrum Rouy
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaFranceItalyMoroccoPortugalSpain
grassland
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves to 4mm long, more or less imbricate, flowers 4-5-merous, 3-15, in dense terminal head, sepals ovate-lanceolate, acute, petals 4-8mm long
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typelax cushion
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, medium moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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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