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Dianthus  capitatus J.St.-Hil.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  capitatus J.St.-Hil. 
SynonymsDianthus cephalotes Ser.
 Dianthus glaucophyllus Boiss.
Territory Southeastern EuropeEastern EuropeCaucasusBulgariaGreeceKrymNorth CaucasusRomaniaTranscaucasusTurkey-in-EuropeUkraineYugoslavia
grassland
Altitudelowland-montane
Description stems simple, glaucous, leaves 2-3mm wide, flat, linear, inflorescence densely capitate, flowers numerous, bracts ovate, mucronate
Size50-70cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationmesic, slightly humous, sunny site
alpine house, moist, 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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