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Minuartia  groenlandica (Retz.) Ostenf.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Minuartia  groenlandica (Retz.) Ostenf. 
SynonymsStellaria groenlandica Retz. (basionym)
 Arenaria groenlandica (Retz.) Spreng.
 Stellaria labradorica Schrenk
Territory Subarctic AmericaEastern CanadaNortheastern U.S.A.Southeastern U.S.A.
rocks and scree
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description leaves to 15mm long, linear, soft, flower ca. 1cm across, on short scape above leaves, petals apically emarginate
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca-
Typecushion or carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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