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Dianthus  pallidiflorus Ser.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  pallidiflorus Ser. 
SynonymsDianthus aridus Janka
 Dianthus campestris ssp. pallidiflorus (Ser.) Schmalh.
 Dianthus maeoticus Klokov
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeWestern AsiaBulgariaGreeceKrymTurkeyUkraine
dry, stony grassland
Description glabrous, pale green, lower leaves in anthesis withering, the other narrowly linear, acute, flexuous, 3-nerved, flowers 3-4 in terminal fascicle, petals obovate-cuneate
Size15-20cm
Colorwhite, pale rose
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, 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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