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Dianthus  repens Willd.   
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FamilyCARYOPHYLLACEAE
Genus species var.Dianthus  repens Willd. 
SynonymsDianthus alpinus ssp. repens (Regel) Kozhevn.
 Dianthus chinensis ssp. repens (Willd.) Vorosch.
 Dianthus repens var. scabripilosus Y.Z.Zhao
Territory
grassland and rocks
Altitudearctic-alpine
Description leaves linear-lanceolate, 3-5cm, acuminate, flowers 1-2, terminal, 20-25mm across, calyx cylindrical, sepals ciliate, acute, petals obovate-cuneate, dentate, pilose
Size5-25cm
Colorpurplish red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typecarpet
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1-3 months, 13-18°C
division in spring, summer and fall
BibliographyTutin T.G.(ed.) Flora Europaea (1964-1980)
Euro+Med PlantBase www.emplantbase.org
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