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Armeria  leucocephala W.D.J.Koch   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  leucocephala W.D.J.Koch 
SynonymsArmeria juniperifolia W.D.J.Koch
 Armeria maritima var. leucocephala (W.D.J.Koch) Bernis
 Statice leucocephala (W.D.J.Koch) L.H.Bailey
Territory Southwestern EuropeCorse
grassland and rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description leaves linear, mucronate, 3-6cm long, margins glabrous, floral heads 20-25mm wide, involucral bracts mucronulate, acerose, silvery white
Size15-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomearly summer
Ca-
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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