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Stellaria  humifusa Rottb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Stellaria  humifusa Rottb. 
SynonymsAlsine humifusa (Rottb.) Britton
 Stellaria humifusa var. oblongifolia Fenzl
 Stellaria humifusa var. suberecta B.Boivin
Territory
tundra
Altitudearctic-subarctic
Description stems glabrous, rooting, leaves oblong, acuminate, sessile, thickish, 3-4mm long, flowers few, shortly pedicellate, axillary and terminal, petals 4-5mm long
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationhumous, moist, but in winter drier, semi-shady site
alpine house, moist, humous soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in early spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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