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Sesamoides  purpurascens (L.) G.López   
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FamilyRESEDACEAE
Genus species var.Sesamoides  purpurascens (L.) G.López 
SynonymsReseda purpurascens L. (basionym)
 Reseda clusii Spreng.
 Reseda stellata Lam.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaAlgeriaCorseFranceItalyMoroccoPortugalSardegnaSpainTunisia
rocky slopes
Altitude1200-2800m
Description leaves grey-green, lanceolate to linear, to 2cm long, basal leaves in dense rosette, stem leaves alternate, flowers 4-5mm across, in compact raceme
Size5-10cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, uncovered, light, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in spring; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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