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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Arenaria  armerina Bory 
SynonymsArenaria aggregata ssp. armerina (Bory) Font Quer
 Arenaria armeriastrum Boiss.
 Arenaria tetraquetra ssp. armerina (Bory) Laínz
Territory Southwestern EuropeNorthern AfricaMoroccoSpain
rocky slopes
Altitude1000-3400m
Description leaves ovate to narrowly lanceolate, 1-4mm long, curvate, plicate, flowers to 8mm across, 4-12, in compact terminal cluster, surrounded by narrow bracts
Size10-15cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typelax cushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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