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Sarcopoterium  spinosum (L.) Spach   
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FamilyROSACEAE
Genus species var.Sarcopoterium  spinosum (L.) Spach 
SynonymsPoterium spinosum L. (basionym)
 Sanguisorba spinosa (L.) Bertol.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Altitude100-1000m
Description leaves small, pinnate, leaflets oblong to ovate, adaxially finely pubescent, abaxially white pilose, flowers small, apetalous, in short terminal spike
Size15-40cm
Colorgreen
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typespinose shrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, germ. 1-3 months, 13-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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