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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  gracilis Sm. 
SynonymsDianthus athous Rech.f.
Territory Southeastern EuropeWestern AsiaAlbaniaBulgariaEast Aegean Is.GreeceYugoslavia, (Macedonia)
dry, stony grassland
Description stems numerous, leaves linear, acute, scabrous, 3-nerved, vaginate, flowers 1-3, fasciculate, calyx lobes lanceolate, mucronate, corolla lobes obovate, serrate
Size15-30cm
Colorpink
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
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
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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