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Ptilotrichum  macrocarpum (DC.) Boiss.   
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FamilyBRASSICACEAE
Genus species var.Ptilotrichum  macrocarpum (DC.) Boiss. 
SynonymsAlyssum macrocarpum DC. (basionym)
 Alyssoides macrocarpa (DC.) Cullen & T.R.Dudley
 Koniga macrocarpa (DC.) Heynh.
Territory Southwestern EuropeFranceSpain
grassland and rocks
Description silvery-green, white hirsute, leaves oblong or obovate in dense rosette, flowers in raceme, petals orbiculate, silicles lanate, glabrescent, obtuse
Size10-20cm
Colorwhite
Bloomlate spring
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 10-16°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
The Plant List (2013) www.theplantlist.org
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