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Armeria  multiceps Wallr.   
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FamilyPLUMBAGINACEAE
Genus species var.Armeria  multiceps Wallr. 
SynonymsArmeria kochii Boiss.
 Armeria leucocephala var. multiceps (Wallr.) Mori
 Armeria maritima var. multiceps (Wallr.) Bernis
Territory Southwestern EuropeCorse
grassland and rocks
Altitudemontane-subalpine
Description glabrous, leaves rigid, short, linear, mucronate, flat, uninerved, involucre pinkish, outer bracts ovate, obtuse, at margins subscarious, smaller than the inner
Size5-10cm
Colorpink
Bloomearly summer
Ca
Typecushion
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, dark, moist, germ. 1-3 months, 16-21°C
division in early spring and fall; cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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