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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  procumbens Murray 
SynonymsBehenantha procumbens (Murray) Ikonn.
 Oberna procumbens (Murray) Ikonn.
Territory Eastern EuropeSiberiaMiddle AsiaCaucasusKazakhstanNorth CaucasusUkraineWest Siberia
grassland
Description stems ramose, densely foliate, leaves lanceolate, acuminate, sessile, shallowly dentate, 2-6cm, sparsely hirsute, flowers 1-3, terminal, calyx oblong, ventricose, shortly hirsute
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, rich, drained soil, sun
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)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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