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Anchusa  leptophylla Roem. & Schult.   
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FamilyBORAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Anchusa  leptophylla Roem. & Schult. 
SynonymsAnchusa leptophylla var. pallidiflora Hub.-Mor.
 Anchusa leptophylla var. sericans Gusul.
 Anchusa ochroleuca var. canescens Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusWestern AsiaBulgariaKrymRomaniaTranscaucasusTurkey-in-EuropeTurkey
dry, rocky slopes
Altitude800-3000m
Description stems branched, leaves linear, 6-11cm long, flowers to 9mm in diam. with white eye, in compact cyme; very variable
Size40-70cm
Colorblue, purple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring; root cuttings in late winter
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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