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Veronica  orientalis Mill.  trib. Veronicae 
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FamilyPLANTAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Veronica  orientalis Mill.  trib. Veronicae
SynonymsVeronica multifida ssp. orientalis (Mill.) A.Jelen.
 Veronica taurica Willd.
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaKrymLebanon-SyriaPalestineRomaniaTranscaucasus, (Armenia)Turkey
grassland and thickets
Altitude1200-3000m
Description stems branched, ascendent, lower leaves lanceolate to nearly orbiculate, to 4cm, coarsely serrate, upper leaves linear, revolute, flowers to 12mm acros, in raceme to 10cm long
Size15-20cm
Colorblue, pink, white
Bloomlate spring, summer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, semi-shade
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
cuttings in late spring
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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