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Armeria  welwitschii Boiss.   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  welwitschii Boiss. 
SynonymsArmeria cinerea Boiss. & Reut.
 Armeria littoralis Boiss.
 Armeria platyphylla (Daveau) Franco
Territory Southwestern EuropePortugal
sands and rocks
Altitude0-100m
Description leaves 5-10cm, linear-lanceolate to linear-spathulate, acute, flat, floral heads 2-3cm broad, spikelets subsessile, calyx on ribs hirsute
Size20-30cm
Colorpink, white
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationopen site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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