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Silene  supina M.Bieb.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Silene  supina M.Bieb. 
SynonymsCucubalus spergulifolius Willd.
 Silene armeniaca Rohrb.
 Silene spergulifolia (Willd.) M.Bieb.
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusWestern Asia
dry, stony grassland
Altitude1800-2400m
Description stems scabrously pubescent, leaves narrowly linear, curvate, scabrous, grey, at base ciliate, at nodes fasciculate, flowers in raceme, calyx cylindrical
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub, carpet
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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