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Silene  invisa C.L.Hitchc. & Maguire   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  invisa C.L.Hitchc. & Maguire 
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.California
rocky slopes
Altitude900-2900m
Description leaves mainly basal, oblanceolate to spathulate, 2-4cm, stem leaves 1-2 pairs, flowers few, calyx narrowly tubular, 9mm, petals slightly longer than calyx, entire, obtuse
Size10-40cm
Colorpale lavender
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
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
BibliographyFlora of North America www.eFloras.org
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
Version 8.0
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