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Sagina  caespitosa (J.Vahl) Lange   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Sagina  caespitosa (J.Vahl) Lange 
SynonymsArenaria caespitosa J.Vahl (basionym)
 Sagina nivalis var. caespitosa (J.Vahl) B.Boivin
 Spergella caespitosa (Lange) Á. & D.Löve
Territory
grassland
Altitude0-1300m
Description leaves linear, 3-6mm, leaves remnats at base persistent, flowers solitary or in pairs, closely above leaves, to 8mm across, pentamerous, petals longer than purple rimed sepals
Size1-5cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecushion
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)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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