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Saxifraga  rosacea Moench  sect. Dactyloides 
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FamilySAXIFRAGACEAE
Genus species var.Saxifraga  rosacea Moench  sect. Dactyloides
SynonymsSaxifraga cespitosa ssp. decipiens (Ehrh.) Engl. & Irmsch.
 Saxifraga decipiens Ehrh.
 Saxifraga groenlandica P.Fourn.
Territory Subarctic America
rocky slopes
Description variable, leaves 8-25mm, petiolate, cuneate, usually trilobate, densely hirsute to glabrous, flowers 2-5, petals 6-10mm long
Size5-25cm
Colorstarry white
Bloomspring, early summer
Ca
Typerosette, carpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in winter, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division after flowering; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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