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FamilyLAMIACEAE
Genus species var.Ajuga  iva (L.) Schreb. 
SynonymsTeucrium iva L. (basionym)
 Ajuga moschata (Mill.) Bubani
 Ajuga pseudoiva DC.
Territory Southwestern EuropeSoutheastern EuropeNorthern AfricaWestern Asia
rocky slopes
Altitude100-1600m
Description grey hirsute or lanate, leaves linear-oblong, margins revolute, remotely 1-3-dentate or entire, whorls 2-4-flowered, calyx white lanate, lobes lanceolate, obtuse
Size5-10cm
Colorpink, purple, yellow
Bloomsummer
Ca+
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 10-13°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
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