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Silene  petersonii Maguire   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  petersonii Maguire 
Territory Southwestern U.S.A.Utah
rocks
Altitude2000-3400m
Description lower leaves oblanceolate, 1-4cm long, glandular-strigose, stem leaves 3-6 pairs, sessile, lanceolate, acute, flowers solitary, terminal, corolla lobes 3-5mm, 2-4-lobate
Size10-15cm
Colorbright pink
Bloomlate summer
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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